Cornwallis Island (South Shetland Islands)

Cornwallis Island

A map of the South Shetland Islands, Cornwallis is upper right
Cornwallis Island
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 61°04′S 54°28′W / 61.067°S 54.467°W / -61.067; -54.467Coordinates: 61°04′S 54°28′W / 61.067°S 54.467°W / -61.067; -54.467
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Length 1.0 mi (1.6 km)
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Cornwallis Island

Cornwallis Island is an island 1 mile (1.6 km) long, which lies 5 miles (8 km) northeast of the east end of Elephant Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name Cornwallis Island dates back to about 1821 and is now established in international usage.

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