antarctic

Hermit Island is an island nearly 1 mile long, lying 1.5 miles southeast of Bonaparte Point, off the southwest coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Hermit Island is located at . So named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1958 because a member of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) at the Arthur Harbor station spent some time on this island alone in January 1957, making survey observations.

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