Dufayel Island

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Dufayel Island
Location of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands
Dufayel Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Dufayel Island
Dufayel Island
Location of Dufayel Island
Dufayel Island is located in Antarctica
Dufayel Island
Dufayel Island
Dufayel Island (Antarctica)
CoordinatesCoordinates: 62°10′S 58°34′W / 62.167°S 58.567°W / -62.167; -58.567
ArchipelagoSouth Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Dufayel Island is an island lying near the center of Ezcurra Inlet, Admiralty Bay, in the South Shetland Islands. It was charted and named in December 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition under Jean-Baptiste Charcot.[1]

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  1. ^ "Dufayel Island". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-02-01.

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

Dufayel Island in Ezcurra Inlet.