Alamode Island

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Alamode Island
Alamode Island is located in Antarctica
Alamode Island
Alamode Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 68°43′S 67°32′W / 68.717°S 67.533°W / -68.717; -67.533Coordinates: 68°43′S 67°32′W / 68.717°S 67.533°W / -68.717; -67.533
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Alamode Island, once known as Terra Firma Island, is the largest and southeasternmost of the Terra Firma Islands, with steep rocky cliffs surmounted by a rock and snow cone rising to 320 metres (1,050 ft), lying in Marguerite Bay off the west coast of Graham Land. First visited and surveyed by the British Graham Land Expedition under John Riddoch Rymill in 1936. So named by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, following a 1948 resurvey, for its supposed resemblance to an à la mode confection (with a scoop of ice cream on it).

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