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Landsat Island captured by Landsat 8 in 2014. Image: NASA.

How This Remote Island Inhabited by Polar Bears Became Known as Landsat Island

Elizabeth Borneman

Discovered in 1976 in imagery captured by Landsat 1, Landsat Island (60° 10' 37"N, 64° 02' 30"W) is solely populated by polar bears.