Pascal Island (Antarctica)

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Pascal Island
Pascal Island is located in Antarctica
Pascal Island
Pascal Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°47′S 141°29′E / 66.783°S 141.483°E / -66.783; 141.483Coordinates: 66°47′S 141°29′E / 66.783°S 141.483°E / -66.783; 141.483
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Pascal Island in the Antarctic is a small rocky island 0.37 kilometres (0.2 nmi) east-southeast of Descartes Island and 1.9 kilometres (1 nmi) northeast of Cape Mousse. Charted in 1951 by the French Antarctic Expedition and named by them for Blaise Pascal (1623–1662), French physician and philosopher.

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