DeLaca Island

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DeLaca Island
DeLaca Island is located in Antarctica
DeLaca Island
DeLaca Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°47′S 64°07′W / 64.783°S 64.117°W / -64.783; -64.117Coordinates: 64°47′S 64°07′W / 64.783°S 64.117°W / -64.783; -64.117
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

DeLaca Island is a small U-shaped island 1.5 km (0.8 nmi) west of Bonaparte Point, off the southwest coast of Anvers Island. DeLaca Island is one of two main investigation areas in a United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) study of terrestrial arthropods. DeLaca Island was named by the United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Ted E. DeLaca, a member of the University of California, Davis, California, biological team working this area, 1971-1974.

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