Cruzen Island $10 2011 Bronze

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Cruzen Island (74°47′S 140°42′W) is a rocky, but mostly snow-covered island about 50 miles north-northeast of the mouth of Land Glacier off the coast of Marie Byrd Land, in the Antarctica. It was discovered in 1940 on aerial flights from West Base of the US Antarctic Service (USAS), and named for Cdr. Richard Cruzen, USN, commanding officer of the USS Bear and second in command of the expedition. This island is claimed by Westarctica. This coin represents an albatross, an species in the island.

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Year 2,011
Material Bronze
Condition UNC
Denomination $10
Mintage 300

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