Location in Antarctica
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Cruzen Island is a rocky, but mostly snow-covered island about 93 kilometres (50 nmi) north-northeast of the mouth of Land Glacier off the coast of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was discovered in 1940 on aerial flights from the West Base of the US Antarctic Service, and named for Commander Richard Cruzen, US Navy, the commanding officer of the USS Bear and second in command of the expedition.
- This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Cruzen Island" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).
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