Liège Island

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Liège Island
Liège Island is located in Antarctica
Liège Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°01′10″S 61°56′00″W / 64.01944°S 61.93333°W / -64.01944; -61.93333Coordinates: 64°01′10″S 61°56′00″W / 64.01944°S 61.93333°W / -64.01944; -61.93333
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Length 18.15 km (11.278 mi)
Width 7.3 km (4.54 mi)
Administration
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Liège Island (in English also Liege Island) is an island, 17 kilometres (9 nmi) long and 5.6 kilometres (3 nmi) wide, lying immediately northeast of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, and separated from Hoseason Island and Christiania Islands to the northeast by Croker Passage. Its interior is occupied by Brugmann Mountains.

Liège Island is located at 64°01′10″S 61°56′00″W / 64.01944°S 61.93333°W / -64.01944; -61.93333. British mapping in 1978 and 1980.

The island was charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897–1899) under Adrien de Gerlache, who named it for the province of Liège, Belgium.[1]

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