A cluster of three small islands favored by elephant seals, located upwind of Palmer Station... adds a lovely smell if the wind shifts NNW during the summer. Restricted by ASMA from October 1 to April 15 in order to protect?? Abbreviated ELE in the Palmer Station Safe Boating Area map.
One taller island is particularly favored by Antarctic Cormorants, also known as Blue Eyed Shags, and is consequently referred to as Cormorant Rock although this name does not appear in the Geographic Names of the Antarctic. Not to be confused with Cormorant Island.