Bager Island facts for kids
Location of Bager Island
|Area||21 ha (52 acres)|
|Length||963 m (3,159 ft)|
|Width||373 m (1,224 ft)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
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.
Bager Island is located at 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., which is 245 m southwest of
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