Meholmen Island

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Meholmen Island
Meholmen Island is located in Antarctica
Meholmen Island
Meholmen Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 68°58′S 39°32′E / 68.967°S 39.533°E / -68.967; 39.533Coordinates: 68°58′S 39°32′E / 68.967°S 39.533°E / -68.967; 39.533
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Meholmen Island is a small island lying midway between Ongul Island and Utholmen Island in Lützow-Holm Bay, Antarctica. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37, and named "Meholmen" (the middle island).[1]

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  1. ^ "Meholmen Island". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-09-12.

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