Port Circumcision

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Port Circumcision (65°11′S 64°10′W / 65.183°S 64.167°W / -65.183; -64.167Coordinates: 65°11′S 64°10′W / 65.183°S 64.167°W / -65.183; -64.167) is a cove indenting the southeast side of Petermann Island, in the Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered on January 1, 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition under Charcot, who named it for the holy day on which it was first sighted. The cove served as a base for the ship Pourquoi-Pas? during the 1909 winter season.

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