Gándara Island

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Gándara Island
Gándara Island is located in Antarctica
Gándara Island
Gándara Island
Location in Antarctica
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
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
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).