Joinville Island group facts for kids
|Nickname: PeePee Islands|
Satellite picture of the group
|Archipelago||Joinville Island group|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Joinville Island group is a group of antarctic islands, lying off the northeastern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, from which Joinville Island group is separated by the Antarctic Sound. Joinville Island, located at , is the largest island of the Joinville Island group. Immediately north of Joinville Island and separated by Larsen Channel lies D'Urville Island, Antarctica, the northernmost island of the Joinville Island group, being located at .
The Joinville Island group was discovered in 1838 by a French expedition under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville.
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