Kramer Island

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Kramer Island
Kramer Island is located in Antarctica
Kramer Island
Kramer Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 77°14′S 147°10′W / 77.233°S 147.167°W / -77.233; -147.167Coordinates: 77°14′S 147°10′W / 77.233°S 147.167°W / -77.233; -147.167
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Kramer Island is an ice-covered island, 4 kilometres (2 nmi) long, in the Marshall Archipelago, Antarctica. It lies between Nolan Island and Court Ridge in the Sulzberger Ice Shelf. The island was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–65, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Michael S. Kramer, a meteorologist at Byrd Station, 1968.[1]

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