Location in Antarctica
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Ewing Island is an ice-covered, dome-shaped island 15 kilometres (8 nmi) in diameter, lying 28 kilometres (15 nmi) northeast of Cape Collier, off the east coast of Palmer Land. It was discovered from the air on November 7, 1947 by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), under Finn Ronne, who named it for Dr. Maurice Ewing of Columbia University, who assisted in planning the RARE seismological program.
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