Daniel Island, Antarctica

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Daniel Island
Daniel Island, Antarctica is located in Antarctica
Daniel Island, Antarctica
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°14′S 110°36′E / 66.233°S 110.600°E / -66.233; 110.600Coordinates: 66°14′S 110°36′E / 66.233°S 110.600°E / -66.233; 110.600
Administration
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Daniel Island is a small, rocky island which lies south of Honkala Island and marks the south end of Swain Islands, Antarctica. First roughly mapped as part of the Swain Islands from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, and included in a 1957 survey by Wilkes Station personnel under C.R. Eklund. Named by Eklund for Commissaryman 2d Class David Daniel, U.S. Navy, cook and Navy support force member of the 1957 wintering party at Wilkes Station during the IGY.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Daniel Island, Antarctica" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).