Gándara Island

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Gándara Island
Gándara Island is located in Antarctica
Gándara Island
Gándara Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 63°19′S 57°56′W / 63.317°S 57.933°W / -63.317; -57.933Coordinates: 63°19′S 57°56′W / 63.317°S 57.933°W / -63.317; -57.933
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Gándara Island is an island immediately southwest of Kopaitic Island in the Duroch Islands of Antarctica. The name appears on a Chilean government chart of 1959. It was presumably named for Comodoro Jorge Gándara, the leader of the 1954–55 Chilean Antarctic Expedition.[1]

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