|Russian: Остров Циглера|
Location of the Zemlya Zichy subgroup of the Franz Josef Archipelago. Ziegler Island lies roughly in its center.
|Archipelago||Zichy Land in Franz Josef Land|
|Area||448 km2 (173 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||554 m (1,818 ft)|
This island is 45 km (28 mi) long, stretching from the NW to the SE. Its area is 448 km2 (173 sq mi) and it is almost completely unglacierized. The highest point on Ziegler Island is 554 m (1,818 ft). Ziegler Island is part of the Zichy Land subgroup of the Franz Josef Archipelago.
- Ostrov Ugol'noy Kopi is a round island wedged between Ziegler Island and Greely Island . It is about 3.5 km (2.2 mi) in diameter. Highest point 393 m (1,289 ft). Unglacierized. Ugol'noy Kopi is separated from Ziegler island by a 600 m (660 yd) narrow sound.
This island was named after New York businessman William Ziegler, leader of the 1901 Baldwin-Ziegler North Pole Expedition, on ships America, Fridtjof and Belgica, and of the 1903-1905 Ziegler-Fiala Polar Expedition. The Austrian observing site Payer-Weyprecht (probably ) was established around the start of the 20th century on this island.
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