Christine Island

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Christine Island
Christine Island is located in Antarctica
Christine Island
Location in Antarctica
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)
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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