Lipps Island

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Lipps Island
Lipps Island is located in Antarctica
Lipps Island
Lipps Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°46′S 64°07′W / 64.767°S 64.117°W / -64.767; -64.117Coordinates: 64°46′S 64°07′W / 64.767°S 64.117°W / -64.767; -64.117
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Lipps Island is a small rocky island 0.37 kilometres (0.2 nmi) west of Litchfield Island, off the southwest coast of Anvers Island, off the Antarctic Peninsula. Lipps Island was named by the United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Dr. Jere H. Lipps, leader (1971-1974) of the United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) team making studies of shallow water benthic foraminifera and other organisms along Antarctic Peninsula, including this area. Lipps Island is located in Arthur Harbor near the US Antarctic Research Program's Palmer Station.


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