Sims Island

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Sims Island (73°21′S 78°19′W / 73.350°S 78.317°W / -73.350; -78.317Coordinates: 73°21′S 78°19′W / 73.350°S 78.317°W / -73.350; -78.317) is a small but conspicuous island between Rydberg Peninsula and Case Island in the southern part of Carroll Inlet, off the coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by pilot Ashley Snow of United States Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939–1941) on an aircraft flight, December 22, 1940. Named for Lieutenant (j.g.) L.S. Sims, United States Marine Corps (USMC), surgeon on the expedition.

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