Fisher Island (Antarctica)

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Fisher Island
Fisher Island (Antarctica) is located in Antarctica
Fisher Island (Antarctica)
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 77°08′S 154°00′W / 77.133°S 154.000°W / -77.133; -154.000Coordinates: 77°08′S 154°00′W / 77.133°S 154.000°W / -77.133; -154.000
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Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Fisher Island is an ice-covered island 13 kilometres (7 nmi) long, lying just North of Edward VII Peninsula where it marks the Western side of the entrance to Sulzberger Bay. Mapped from surveys by the USGS and U.S. Navy air photos (1959–65). Named in 1966 by US-ACAN for Wayne Fisher of the United States Department of State.

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