Aagaard Islands

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Aagaard Islands
Aagaard Islands is located in Antarctica
Aagaard Islands
Aagaard Islands
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 65°51′S 53°40′E / 65.850°S 53.667°E / -65.850; 53.667Coordinates: 65°51′S 53°40′E / 65.850°S 53.667°E / -65.850; 53.667
Administration
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Aagaard Islands also known as Bjarne Aagaard Islands or Ostrova B'yarne-Ogor, are a group of small islands lying to the west of Proclamation Island and Cape Batterbee, near the coast of Antarctica in the Southern Ocean. They were discovered in January 1930 by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Sir Douglas Mawson, and were named after Bjarne Aagaard.

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