Carter Island

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Carter Island
Carter Island is located in Antarctica
Carter Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 73°59′S 114°57′W / 73.983°S 114.950°W / -73.983; -114.950Coordinates: 73°59′S 114°57′W / 73.983°S 114.950°W / -73.983; -114.950
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Carter Island is a small, ice-covered island in Glade Bay, off the west side of Martin Peninsula, Bakutis Coast. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–66, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Lieutenant G.W. Carter, U.S. Navy, maintenance coordinator at the Williams Field air strip on McMurdo Sound during Operation Deep Freeze 1966.

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