Astor Island

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Astor Island
Location of Rugged Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Astor Island is located in Antarctica
Astor Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°38′22.8″S 61°10′15.4″W / 62.639667°S 61.170944°W / -62.639667; -61.170944Coordinates: 62°38′22.8″S 61°10′15.4″W / 62.639667°S 61.170944°W / -62.639667; -61.170944
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Area 12 ha (30 acres)
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Astor Island is an island lying between Rugged Island and Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Surface area 12 hectares (30 acres).

The feature was named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1958 for B. Astor of the New York Lyceum of Natural History (now the American Museum of Natural History).


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