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Gand Island
Gand Island is located in Antarctica
Gand Island
Gand Island
Location in Antarctica
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°24′S 62°51′W / 64.400°S 62.850°W / -64.400; -62.850
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Gand Island, also Ghent Island or Genteiland in Dutch is an ice-covered island, 3 nautical miles (6 km) long and 1.5 nautical miles (3 km) wide, lying at the north end of Schollaert Channel, between Anvers Island and Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. It was discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897–99, and named by Adrian de Gerlache after "Gand", the French form of Ghent, a city in Belgium where subscription drives were held to help finance the expedition.

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