kids encyclopedia robot

Alpha Island facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Not to be confused with Alphard Island.
Quick facts for kids
Alpha Island
Isla Huidobro
Geography
Location Antarctica
Archipelago Melchior Islands,
Palmer Archipelago
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Alpha Island, also known as Isla Huidobro, is a small island lying between Epsilon Island and Delta Island in the Melchior Islands, Palmer Archipelago. Charted by Discovery Investigations in 1927 and named after the first letter of the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group. The island was surveyed by Argentine expeditions in 1942, 1943 and 1948.

kids search engine
Alpha Island Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.