Cronk Islands

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Cronk Islands
Cronk Islands is located in Antarctica
Cronk Islands
Cronk Islands
Location in Antarctica
Coordinates66°19′S 110°25′E / 66.317°S 110.417°E / -66.317; 110.417Coordinates: 66°19′S 110°25′E / 66.317°S 110.417°E / -66.317; 110.417
ArchipelagoWindmill Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

The Cronk Islands are a group of Antarctic islands lying northeast of Hollin Island, in the Windmill Islands. They were first mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump in 1946 and 1947, they were named by the US-ACAN for Caspar Cronk, glaciologist at Wilkes Station in 1958.

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

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