Griffith Island

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Griffith Island
Griffith Island is located in Antarctica
Griffith Island
Griffith Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°20′S 110°29′E / 66.333°S 110.483°E / -66.333; 110.483Coordinates: 66°20′S 110°29′E / 66.333°S 110.483°E / -66.333; 110.483
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Griffith Island is a small Antarctic island at the south entrance to Robertson Channel in the Windmill Islands. It was first mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948. It was named by the US-ACAN for Chief Fire Patrolman Russell B. Griffith, USN, a member of the Wilkes Station party of 1958.

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