Liard Island

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Liard Island
Liard Island is located in Antarctica
Liard Island
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 km (14.9 mi)
Width 11 km (6.8 mi)
Highest elevation 1,000 m (3,000 ft)
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Liard Island is a mountainous island, 24 kilometres (13 nmi) long, 11 kilometres (6 nmi) 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).