Boffa Island

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Boffa Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°28′S 110°37′E / 66.467°S 110.617°E / -66.467; 110.617
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Length 0.8 mi (1.3 km)
Country
Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Boffa Island (66°28′S 110°37′E / 66.467°S 110.617°E / -66.467; 110.617) is a rocky, ridge-like Antarctic island, 0.8 mi (1.3 km) long, lying half a mile east of Browning Peninsula between Bosner and Birkenhauer Islands, in the south part of the Windmill Islands. It was first mapped by USN Operation Highjump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948. Named by the US-ACAN for W. C. Boffa, observer with the then Army Strategic Air Command (SAC), who assisted Operation Windmill parties in establishing astronomical control stations in the area in January 1948.

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