Denison Island

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Denison Island
Denison Island is located in Antarctica
Denison Island
Denison Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Vincennes Bay, Antarctica
Coordinates 66°18′S 110°27′E / 66.300°S 110.450°E / -66.300; 110.450Coordinates: 66°18′S 110°27′E / 66.300°S 110.450°E / -66.300; 110.450
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Administration
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Denison Island is an Antarctic island lying 0.5 kilometres (0.25 nmi) west of Beall Island in the Windmill Islands. It was first mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948. It was named by the US-ACAN for Dean R. Denison, auroral scientist and member of the Wilkes Station party of 1958.

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