Renaud Island

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Renaud Island
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Location of Biscoe Islands in the Antarctic Peninsula region.
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 65°40′S 66°00′W / 65.667°S 66.000°W / -65.667; -66.000
Archipelago Biscoe Islands
Length 25 mi (40 km)
Width 7 mi (11 km)
Country
Antarctica
Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Renaud Island is an ice-covered island, 25 miles (40 km) long and from 4 to 10 miles (6.4 to 16.1 km) (average 7 mi or 11.3 km) wide, lying between the Pitt Islands and Rabot Island in the Biscoe Islands of Antarctica. It is separated from Pitt Islands to the northeast by Mraka Sound, and from Lavoisier Island to the southwest by Pendleton Strait.

Coordinates: 65°40′S 66°00′W / 65.667°S 66.000°W / -65.667; -66.000

Discovery[edit]

The island was first charted and named by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, under Jean-Baptiste Charcot.

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