Rauer Islands

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Rauer Islands (68°51′S 77°50′E / 68.850°S 77.833°E / -68.850; 77.833Coordinates: 68°51′S 77°50′E / 68.850°S 77.833°E / -68.850; 77.833) is a group of rocky coastal islands which lie between Sorsdal Glacier Tongue and Ranvik Bay, in the southeast part of Prydz Bay. Discovered and roughly charted in February 1935 by a Norwegian expedition under Captain Klarius Mikkelsen. He named them Rauer, probably after the island lying in Oslofjorden opposite Tonsberg, Norway.

See also[edit]

* List of antarctic and sub-antarctic islands

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Rauer Islands" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).