Bremen Island

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Bremen Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°19′19″S 62°56′06″W / 64.322°S 62.935°W / -64.322; -62.935
Area 1 km2 (0.39 sq mi)
Country
Antarctica
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Bremen Island (German: Bremeninsel) is a 1 km2 (0.39 sq mi) or 100 ha (247 acres) uninhabited island, part of the Melchior Islands in the Southern Ocean along the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula.

A 1 km (0.62 mi) long channel (Bremenkanal) separates Omega Island and Bremen Island. The existence of the channel was discovered during a zodiac excursion on 2 February 2003 by the German cruise ship MS Bremen,[1] named after the German city of Bremen. The name "Bremen Island" was proposed by Bärbel Krämer of Hapag-Lloyd.

Coordinates: 64°19′19″S 62°56′06″W / 64.322°S 62.935°W / -64.322; -62.935

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  1. ^ "Antarctic Gazetteer - Bremeninsel". Retrieved 16 October 2009. 

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