Location in Antarctica
|Length||3 km (1.9 mi)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Dint Island is a rocky island, 3 kilometres (1.5 nmi) long. Probably first seen from the air by the United States Antarctic Service, 1939–41, it was first mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition, 1947–48, by D. Searle of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1960. It was so named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee because a distinctive cirque makes a dent, or dint, on the south side of the island.
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