East Ongul Island

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East Ongul Island
East Ongul Island is located in Antarctica
East Ongul Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 69°1′S 39°35′E / 69.017°S 39.583°E / -69.017; 39.583Coordinates: 69°1′S 39°35′E / 69.017°S 39.583°E / -69.017; 39.583
Country
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

East Ongul Island is an island off of Antarctica, 2 kilometres (1 nmi) long, lying immediately east of the northern part of Ongul Island at the east side of the entrance of Lutzow-Holm Bay. This island was originally mapped as a part of Ongul Island by Norwegian cartographers who worked from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37. A strait separating this island from Ongul Island was discovered in 1957 by the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition. They named this small island for its position with relation to Ongul Island.[1]

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