Liard Island

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Liard Island
Liard Island is located in Antarctica
Liard Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°51′S 67°25′W / 66.850°S 67.417°W / -66.850; -67.417Coordinates: 66°51′S 67°25′W / 66.850°S 67.417°W / -66.850; -67.417
Length 24.076 km (14.9601 mi)
Width 11.112 km (6.9047 mi)
Highest elevation 1,000 m (3,000 ft)
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Liard Island is a mountainous island, 13 nautical miles (24 km) long, 6 nautical miles (11 km) wide and rising to 1,000 metres (3,300 ft), situated in the north-central portion of Hanusse Bay, off the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was discovered and named by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, under Jean-Baptiste Charcot.[1]

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