James Ross Island group

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James Ross Island group
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Map of Graham Land, showing James Ross Island (2), surrounded by the other members of the group
James Ross Island group is located in Antarctic Peninsula
James Ross Island group
James Ross Island group
James Ross Island group (Antarctic Peninsula)
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°10′S 57°45′W / 64.167°S 57.750°W / -64.167; -57.750
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

The James Ross Island group is a group of islands located close to the northeastern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. The largest islands in the group are James Ross Island, Snow Hill Island, Vega Island, and Seymour Island. The islands lie to the south of the Joinville Island group. The groups contains several scientific bases, notably Marambio Base, and numerous important palaeontological sites.

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