Zukriegel Island

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Zukriegel Island
Zukriegel Island is located in Antarctica
Zukriegel Island
Zukriegel Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 65°54′S 65°48′W / 65.900°S 65.800°W / -65.900; -65.800Coordinates: 65°54′S 65°48′W / 65.900°S 65.800°W / -65.900; -65.800
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Zukriegel Island is an island 1.9 km (1 nmi) long, lying between Rabot Island and Hennessy Islands, in the Biscoe Islands. First accurately shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Josef Zukriegel, Czechoslovakian geographer who specialized in sea ice studies.

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