Pullen Island

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For the South Australian island, see Pullen Island (South Australia).

Pullen Island (72°35′S 60°57′W / 72.583°S 60.950°W / -72.583; -60.950Coordinates: 72°35′S 60°57′W / 72.583°S 60.950°W / -72.583; -60.950) is a snow-covered island 5 nautical miles (9 km) long, which rises to 495 m at its north end, lying near the center of Violante Inlet along the east coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by the United States Antarctic Service (USAS) in a flight from East Base on December 30, 1940, and named for William A. Pullen, Aviation Machinist's Mate at the East Base.

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