Christine Island

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Christine Island
Christine Island is located in Antarctica
Christine Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°48′S 64°02′W / 64.800°S 64.033°W / -64.800; -64.033Coordinates: 64°48′S 64°02′W / 64.800°S 64.033°W / -64.800; -64.033
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Length 0.5 mi (0.8 km)
Country
None
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Christine Island is an island 0.5 mi (0.8 km) long which lies 1 mile (1.6 km) off the south coast of Anvers Island and 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southeast of Bonaparte Point. Christine Island is located at 64°48′S 64°02′W / 64.800°S 64.033°W / -64.800; -64.033. The name of Christine Island was proposed by the United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) biologist Dietland Müller-Schwarze after his wife Christine Müller-Schwarze, who studied Adélie penguins with him on the island in 1971-1972.

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