Hannam Islands

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Hannam Islands
Hannam Islands is located in Antarctica
Hannam Islands
Hannam Islands
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°55′S 142°58′E / 66.917°S 142.967°E / -66.917; 142.967Coordinates: 66°55′S 142°58′E / 66.917°S 142.967°E / -66.917; 142.967
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

The Hannam Islands are three small islands lying in the eastern part of Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica, midway between Cape Denison and Cape Gray. They were discovered by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911–14) under Douglas Mawson, who named them for Walter H. Hannam, a wireless telegrapher with the expedition.[1]

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