Jocelyn Islands

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Jocelyn Islands
Jocelyn Islands is located in Antarctica
Jocelyn Islands
Jocelyn Islands
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 67°35′S 62°42′E / 67.583°S 62.700°E / -67.583; 62.700Coordinates: 67°35′S 62°42′E / 67.583°S 62.700°E / -67.583; 62.700
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

The Jocelyn Islands are a group of islands lying between the Flat Islands and the Rouse Islands in the eastern part of Holme Bay, Mac. Robertson Land, Antarctica. The group, which is made up (going west-to-east) the Lee Island, Verner Island, and Petersen Island, were mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37, and named Meholmane (the middle islands). They were renamed in 1960 by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) for Jocelyn Terry, who for a number of years broadcast news and messages to Antarctica from Radio Australia.[1]

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