kids encyclopedia robot

Atriceps Island facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Atriceps Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Atriceps Island is the southernmost of the Robertson Islands, lying 5.6 kilometres (3 nmi) south of the south-east end of Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands of Antarctica. The island has been identified as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International because it supports a breeding colony of imperial shags (Phalacrocorax atriceps), after which the island was named in 1948–49 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, with 524 pairs recorded in 1988.

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