Azimuth Islands

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Azimuth Islands
Azimuth Islands is located in Antarctica
Azimuth Islands
Azimuth Islands
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 67°32′S 62°44′E / 67.533°S 62.733°E / -67.533; 62.733 (Azimuth Islands)
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Azimuth Islands are a group of 4 small islands lying 1.9 km (1 nmi) northwest of Parallactic Islands in Holme Bay, Antarctica. They share their name with the largest island in the group, Azimuth Island (67°32′S 62°44′E / 67.533°S 62.733°E / -67.533; 62.733 (Azimuth Island)). Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. So named by Antarctic Names Committee of Australia (ANCA) because the largest island in the group was included in a triangulation survey by ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions) in 1959.[1][2]

Coordinates: 67°32′S 62°44′E / 67.533°S 62.733°E / -67.533; 62.733 (Azimuth Islands)

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