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Bager Island
Bager Island is located in Antarctica
Bager Island
Bager Island
Location in Antarctica
Bager Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Bager Island
Bager Island
Location in Antarctic Peninsula
Location of Bager Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 65°07′28″S 64°15′53″W / 65.12444°S 64.26472°W / -65.12444; -64.26472
Archipelago Wilhelm Archipelago
Area 21 ha (52 acres)
Length 963 m (3,159 ft)
Width 373 m (1,224 ft)
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population uninhabited

Bager Island (Bulgarian: остров Багер) is the rocky island 963 m long in west–east direction and 373 m wide in the Vedel Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Its surface area is 21 ha.

The feature is so named because of its shape supposedly resembling an excavator (‘bager' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.

Location

Bager Island is located at 65°07′28″S 64°15′53″W / 65.12444°S 64.26472°W / -65.12444; -64.26472, which is 245 m southwest of Rak Island, 5.77 km west by north of Hovgaard Island, 436 m north of Klamer Island, and 3.78 km east-southeast of Flank Island in the Myriad Islands group. British mapping in 2001.

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