Aracena Island

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Aracena Island
Native name: Isla Aracena
Aracena Island, at the Strait of Magellan
Coordinates 54°10′S 71°20′W / 54.167°S 71.333°W / -54.167; -71.333Coordinates: 54°10′S 71°20′W / 54.167°S 71.333°W / -54.167; -71.333
Area 1,164 km2 (449 sq mi)
Coastline 457 km (284 mi)
Highest elevation 1,158 m (3,799 ft)
Highest point Monte Vernal[1]
Region Magallanes Region
Province Magallanes Province
Communes of Chile Punta Arenas
Additional information
NGA UFI -875166

Aracena Island (Spanish: Isla Aracena or Isla Capitán Aracena) is an island in the Magallanes Region. It belongs to the Tierra del Fuego archipelago. The United States Hydrographic Office in South America Pilot (Year 1916, page 316) erroneously located Mount Vernal on the Clarence Island.