Lindenberg Island

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Lindenberg Island (64°55′S 59°40′W / 64.917°S 59.667°W / -64.917; -59.667Coordinates: 64°55′S 59°40′W / 64.917°S 59.667°W / -64.917; -59.667) is a circular island 0.5 nautical miles (1 km) in diameter, lying 11 nautical miles (20 km) north of Robertson Island and some 35 nautical miles (60 km) east-northeast of Cape Fairweather, off the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. It was discovered by a Norwegian whaling expedition under C.A. Larsen in December 1893, and was named by Larsen for a member of the firm of Woltereck and Robertson of Hamburg which sent him to the Antarctic.[1]

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