Rikord Island

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Isle of Rikord seen from Reyneke Island

Rikord Island (Russian: Остров Рикорда) is an island in Peter the Great Gulf located 30 km (19 mi) to the south of Zolotoy Rog and 4 km (2 mi) to the south of Reyneke Island. It was named after admiral Pyotr Rikord.

With an area of nearly 5 km2 (2 sq mi), it is the largest uninhabited island of Primorsky Krai. Administratively the island is under Vladivostok's jurisdiction.

The highest point is 178 m above sea level. The island is a part of Eugénie de Montijo Archipelago.

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Coordinates: 42°52′N 131°39′E / 42.867°N 131.650°E / 42.867; 131.650