Stoltz Island

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Stoltz Island (69°15′S 72°9′W / 69.250°S 72.150°W / -69.250; -72.150Coordinates: 69°15′S 72°9′W / 69.250°S 72.150°W / -69.250; -72.150) is a small island off the northwest coast of Alexander Island, Antarctica, 7 nautical miles (13 km) south of Cape Vostok. The island was photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1966, and was plotted by DOS, 1977, from the photographs and U.S. Landsat imagery of January 1974. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Charles L. Stoltz, U.S. Navy, Staff Photographic Officer, Naval Support Force, Antarctica, Operation Deepfreeze, 1970 and 1971.

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