Foreland Island

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Foreland Island
Foreland Island is located in Antarctica
Foreland Island
Foreland Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 61°57′S 57°39′W / 61.950°S 57.650°W / -61.950; -57.650Coordinates: 61°57′S 57°39′W / 61.950°S 57.650°W / -61.950; -57.650
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Foreland Island is an island 2 kilometres (1 nmi) east-southeast of Taylor Point, off the east side of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. This island was known to sealers as early as 1821 and takes its name from North Foreland, the prominent cape 6 kilometres (3.5 nmi) to the northwest.[1]

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