Millerand Island

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Millerand Island
Isla Millerand.jpg
Millerand Island from San Martín Base, 2011
Millerand Island is located in Antarctica
Millerand Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 68°09′S 67°13′W / 68.150°S 67.217°W / -68.150; -67.217
Length 5 km (3 mi)
Width 5 km (3 mi)
Country
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Millerand Island or Cap Millerand is a high rugged island 5 km (3 mi) in diameter, lying 6 km (4 mi) south of Cape Calmette, off the west coast of Graham Land. Millerand Island is located at 68°09′S 67°13′W / 68.150°S 67.217°W / -68.150; -67.217. Millerand Island was discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition (1908-1910) under Jean-Baptiste Charcot. Millerand Island was named by Jean-Baptiste Charcot, presumably for Alexandre Millerand, French statesman.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]