Location of Siple Island
|Area||6,390 km2 (2,470 sq mi)|
|Length||110 km (68 mi)|
|Highest elevation||3,110 m (10,200 ft)|
|Highest point||Mount Siple|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Its area is 6,390 km2 (2,467 sq mi) and it is dominated by the dormant shield volcano Mount Siple, rising to 3,110 m (10,203 ft) – making this the 15th ranking island in the world by maximum elevation.
Island and mountain were named by the United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1967 in honour of the Antarctic explorer Paul A. Siple (1909–1968), member of Admiral Byrd's expeditions.
- Composite Antarctic Gazetteer
- List of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic islands
- List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S
- List of volcanoes in Antarctica
- Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
- Territorial claims in Antarctica
- This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Siple Island" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).
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