Tripod Island

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Tripod
Tripod Island is located in Antarctica
Tripod Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°19′S 62°57′W / 64.317°S 62.950°W / -64.317; -62.950Coordinates: 64°19′S 62°57′W / 64.317°S 62.950°W / -64.317; -62.950
Archipelago Melchior Islands
Palmer Archipelago
Country
Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Tripod Island is a small island which lies close south of the west extremity of Eta Island and marks the north side of the western entrance to Andersen Harbor in the Melchior Islands, Palmer Archipelago. The name was probably given by DI personnel who roughly surveyed the island in 1927. The island was resurveyed by Argentine expeditions in 1942, 1943 and 1948.

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