Holl Island

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Holl Island
Holl Island is located in Antarctica
Holl Island
Holl Island
Location in Antarctica
Coordinates66°25′S 110°25′E / 66.417°S 110.417°E / -66.417; 110.417Coordinates: 66°25′S 110°25′E / 66.417°S 110.417°E / -66.417; 110.417
ArchipelagoWindmill Islands
Length3.1 km (1.93 mi)
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Holl Island is a rocky, triangular-shaped Antarctic island, 3.1 km (1.7 nmi) long, marking the southwest end of the Windmill Islands. Mapped from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump, 1946–1947, and USN Operation Windmill, 1947-1948. Named by the US-ACAN for Lt. Richard C. Holl, USNR, photogrammetrist with the Navy Hydrographic Office, who served as surveyor with the Operation Windmill parties which established astronomical control stations on Holl Island and along Queen Mary and Knox Coasts.

Churchill Point[edit]

Churchill Point is the northwestern point of the island, it was named by the US-ACAN for Radioman Robert W. Churchill, USN, a member of the Wilkes Station party of 1958.

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