Ondori Island

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Ondori Island
Ondori Island is located in Antarctica
Ondori Island
Ondori Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 69°0′S 39°32′E / 69.000°S 39.533°E / -69.000; 39.533Coordinates: 69°0′S 39°32′E / 69.000°S 39.533°E / -69.000; 39.533
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Ondori Island is a small island lying 1.9 kilometres (1 nmi) north of Ongul Island and 1.5 kilometres (0.8 nmi) west of Nesoya in the northeast part of Lutzow-Holm Bay. Mapped from surveys and air photos by the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE), 1957-62. The name "Ondori-jima" (rooster island) was given by JARE Headquarters in 1972 in association with nearby Mendori Island.

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