Jacquet Island

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Jacquet Island was a phantom island charted at about 47°N 43°W / 47°N 43°W / 47; -43 in the North Atlantic. Belief in its existence continued into the 19th century, when it was discussed as a possible midway point for the transatlantic telegraph cable.[1]


  1. ^ "The Phantom Isles of the Pacific". New York Times. May 15, 1904. p. 11.