Azuki Island

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Azuki Island
Azuki Island is located in Antarctica
Azuki Island
Azuki Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 69°53′S 38°56′E / 69.883°S 38.933°E / -69.883; 38.933Coordinates: 69°53′S 38°56′E / 69.883°S 38.933°E / -69.883; 38.933
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Azuki Island is a small island in Antarctica 2 kilometres (1 nmi) west of Rundvågs Head in the southeast part of Lutzow-Holm Bay. It was mapped from surveys and from air photos by the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE), 1957–1962, and named "Azuki-shima" ("azuki bean island").

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