Schwartz Cove

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Map of Thurston Island.
Satellite image of Thurston Island.

Schwartz Cove is an ice-filled cove of Abbot Ice Shelf located west of Williamson Peninsula on the south side of Thurston Island. Trice Islands lie at the cove entrance. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander Isidor J. Schwartz, Executive Officer of the seaplane tender USS Pine Island in the Eastern Group of U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946-47.

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

Coordinates: 72°24′S 99°28′W / 72.400°S 99.467°W / -72.400; -99.467