Ross Archipelago

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Ross Archipelago
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Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 77°30′S 167°0′E / 77.500°S 167.000°E / -77.500; 167.000Coordinates: 77°30′S 167°0′E / 77.500°S 167.000°E / -77.500; 167.000
Country
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Population 0
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Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Ross Archipelago (77°30′S 167°0′E / 77.500°S 167.000°E / -77.500; 167.000) is a name for that group of islands which, together with the ice shelf between them, forms the eastern and southern boundaries of McMurdo Sound. The most northerly is Beaufort Island, then comes Ross Island, the Dellbridge Islands, and Black Island and White Island. Frank Debenham's classic report, The Physiography of the Ross Archipelago, 1923, described "Brown Island" (now Brown Peninsula) as a part of the group.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Ross Archipelago" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).