Two Hummock Island

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Two Hummock Island
Two Hummock Island is located in Antarctica
Two Hummock Island
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°8′S 61°42′W / 64.133°S 61.700°W / -64.133; -61.700Coordinates: 64°8′S 61°42′W / 64.133°S 61.700°W / -64.133; -61.700
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Length 9.4 km (5.84 mi)
Width 5 km (3.1 mi)
Highest elevation 670 m (2,200 ft)
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Two Hummock Island is an ice-covered island, 9.4 kilometres (6 mi) long in a north-south direction, conspicuous for its two rocky summits Buache Peak and Modev Peak 670 m (2,198 ft) high, lying 9.6 kilometres (6 mi) southeast of Liege Island and 11.5 kilometres (7 mi) east of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago.[1] This name has appeared on maps for over 100 years and its usage has become established internationally.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Two Hummock Island. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.

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