Zigzag Island

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Zigzag Island
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Map of Graham Land, showing Tower Island (16)
Zigzag Island is located in Antarctica
Zigzag Island
Zigzag Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 63°36′S 59°52′W / 63.600°S 59.867°W / -63.600; -59.867Coordinates: 63°36′S 59°52′W / 63.600°S 59.867°W / -63.600; -59.867
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Zigzag Island is a small island close off the south coast of Tower Island, Palmer Archipelago. The name applied by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) is descriptive of the island in plan; it is deeply indented, with steep cliff faces.[1]

See also[edit]


  • Trinity Peninsula. Scale 1:250000 topographic map No. 5697. Institut für Angewandte Geodäsie and British Antarctic Survey, 1996.


  1. ^ Zigzag Island. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.

External links[edit]

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