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Baurene Island
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Location of Magnier Peninsula on Graham Coast, Antarctic Peninsula
Baurene Island is located in Antarctica
Baurene Island
Baurene Island
Location in Antarctica
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 65°42′38″S 64°25′00″W / 65.71056°S 64.41667°W / -65.71056; -64.41667
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited


Baurene Island (Bulgarian: остров Баурене) is an ice-covered island extending 1.24 km in southeast–northwest direction and 350 m wide, the middle of the three islands of the Correo group in Bigo Bay on Graham Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica, off the southwest coast of Magnier Peninsula. It emerged as a distinct geographical entity following the retreat of Magnier Peninsula's ice cap in the second half of the 20th century.

The island is named after the settlement of Baurene in Northwestern Bulgaria.

Location

Baurene Island is located at 65°42′38″S 64°25′00″W / 65.71056°S 64.41667°W / -65.71056; -64.41667, which is 500 m northwest of Komuniga Island and 450 m southeast of Lizard Island. British mapping in 1971.

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