Roux Island

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Roux Island
Roux Island is located in Antarctica
Roux Island
Roux Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
LocationAntarctica
Coordinates66°54′S 66°57′W / 66.900°S 66.950°W / -66.900; -66.950Coordinates: 66°54′S 66°57′W / 66.900°S 66.950°W / -66.900; -66.950
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Roux Island is an island 3.7 kilometres (2 nmi) long, lying 0.9 kilometres (0.5 nmi) north of Arrowsmith Peninsula at the west side of the entrance to Lallemand Fjord, off the west coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition under Charcot, 1908–10, who named it for Jules Charles-Roux.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document: "Roux Island". (content from the Geographic Names Information SystemEdit this at Wikidata