Two Hummock Island

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Two Hummock Island
Location of Two Hummock Island, Antarctica.
Two Hummock Island is located in Antarctica
Two Hummock Island
Two Hummock Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°8′S 61°42′W / 64.133°S 61.700°W / -64.133; -61.700Coordinates: 64°8′S 61°42′W / 64.133°S 61.700°W / -64.133; -61.700
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Length 9.4 km (5.84 mi)
Width 5 km (3.1 mi)
Highest elevation 670 m (2,200 ft)
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Two Hummock Island is an ice-covered island, 9.4 kilometres (6 mi) long in a north-south direction, conspicuous for its two rocky summits Buache Peak and Modev Peak 670 metres (2,198 feet) high, lying 9.6 kilometres (6.0 miles) southeast of Liège Island and 11.5 kilometres (7.1 miles) east of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago.[1] This name has appeared on maps for over 100 years and its usage has become established internationally.

See also[edit]


  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 64 60. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, UK, 1978.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.


  1. ^ Two Hummock Island. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.

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