Ailsa Craig, South Orkney Islands

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Ailsa Craig

South Orkney Islands
(British Antarctic Territory)

Location: 60°46’59"S, 44°36’0"W

Ailsa Craig is a precipitous island a mile south of Point Rae, off the south coast of Laurie Island in the South Orkney Islands.

The island was charted in 1903 by the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition under William Speirs Bruce, who named it for Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Clyde.



  • Gazetteer and Map of The British Antarctic Territory: Ailsa Criag
The South Orkney Islands, in the British Antarctic Territory

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