Gulch Island (Antarctica)

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Gulch Island (63°59′S 61°29′W / 63.983°S 61.483°W / -63.983; -61.483Coordinates: 63°59′S 61°29′W / 63.983°S 61.483°W / -63.983; -61.483) is an island lying northwest of Small Island in the Christiania Islands, in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. The island is shown on an Argentine government chart of 1952. Gulch Island was so named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1960 because the island is deeply indented.[1]

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