Burkett Islands

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Burkett Islands
Burkett Islands is located in Antarctica
Burkett Islands
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Coordinates 66°55′48″S 50°18′36″E / 66.93000°S 50.31000°E / -66.93000; 50.31000Coordinates: 66°55′48″S 50°18′36″E / 66.93000°S 50.31000°E / -66.93000; 50.31000
Archipelago Burkett Islands
Country
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

The Burkett Islands are a group of small islands lying just west of Mount Gleadell in the eastern part of Amundsen Bay, in Enderby Land. Mapped from air photos taken from an aircraft of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1956. Named by the Antarctic Names Committee of Australia (ANCA) for G.E.L. Burkett, radio officer at Wilkes Station in 1960.

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