Rongé Island

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Rongé Island
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Rongé Island is located in Antarctica
Rongé Island
Rongé Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°43′S 62°41′W / 64.717°S 62.683°W / -64.717; -62.683Coordinates: 64°43′S 62°41′W / 64.717°S 62.683°W / -64.717; -62.683
Length 8 km (5 mi)
Highest elevation 1,158 m (3,799 ft)
Highest point Mount Britannia
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Rongé Island or Curville Island or De Rongé Island or Isla Curville or Rouge Island is a high, rugged island 8 km (5 mi) long, the largest island of the group which forms the west side of Errera Channel, off the west coast of Graham Land. Rongé Island is located at 64°43′S 62°41′W / 64.717°S 62.683°W / -64.717; -62.683. Rongé Island was discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897–1899) under Adrien de Gerlache who named it for Madame de Rongé (cousin of Johannes Ronge), a contributor to the expedition.

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