Flein Island

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Flein Island (69°45′S 39°5′E / 69.750°S 39.083°E / -69.750; 39.083Coordinates: 69°45′S 39°5′E / 69.750°S 39.083°E / -69.750; 39.083) is a small island lying 0.4 nautical miles (0.7 km) north of Berr Point in the southeast part of Lutzow-Holm Bay. Norwegian cartographers working from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37, mapped this feature as two islands, applying the name Fleinoya (the bare island) to the larger. The Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition, 1957–62, determined that only one island exists in this position and retained the name given earlier for the larger island.[1]

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