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For the island in the Pacific Ocean, see McKean Island.
|Russian: Остров Артура|
Location of the Franz Josef Archipelago.
|Archipelago||Franz Josef Archipelago|
|Area||111 km2 (43 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||275 m (902 ft)|
Arthur Island is practically completely glaciarized. Only a small area (Mys Ledovoy Razvedky) in the northwestern shores of the island and another (Mys Nizkiy) in the southernmost point of the island are free of glacier ice.
- Frederick G. Jackson, A Thousand Days in the Arctic, 2011, p.208
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