Vkhodnoy Island

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Vkhodnoy Island
Island
Vkhodnoy Island is located in Antarctica
Vkhodnoy Island
Vkhodnoy Island
Coordinates: 66°32′S 92°58′E / 66.533°S 92.967°E / -66.533; 92.967
Territory Antarctica

Vkhodnoy Island is a small island in the Haswell Islands, lying 0.5 nautical miles (0.9 km) southwest of Tokarev Island and 1.4 nautical miles (2.6 km) northwest of Mabus Point.

History[edit]

Plotted by G.D. Blodgett (1955) from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47). Photographed by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1956) and shown on their map as Ostrov Vkhodnoy (entrance island), presumably because of its location along the ship route to Mabus Point and Mirnyy Station.

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References[edit]

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