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Friedburginsel
Geography
Location Antarctica
Archipelago Wilhelm Archipelago
Area 51.14 ha (126.4 acres)
Length 1.66 km (1.031 mi)
Width 653 m (2,142 ft)
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population uninhabited

Friedburginsel (Friedburg Island) is the partly ice-free island 1.66 km long in southwest–northeast direction and 653 m wide in the Vedel Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Its surface area is 51.14 ha.

First published by August Petermann in 1875. Discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition 1873-74 under Eduard Dallmann.

Location

Friedburginsel is located at 65°07′35″S 64°12′40″W / 65.12639°S 64.21111°W / -65.12639; -64.21111Coordinates: 65°07′35″S 64°12′40″W / 65.12639°S 64.21111°W / -65.12639; -64.21111, which is 3.2 km west-northwest of Hovgaard Island, 105 m northeast of Pate Island and 50 m southeast of Kostenurka Island. British mapping in 2001.

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