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Kereka Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Archipelago Biscoe Islands
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population 0

Kereka Island (Bulgarian: остров Керека, IPA: [ˈɔstrof kɛˈrɛkɐ]) is a mostly ice-covered island in the Pitt group of Biscoe Islands, Antarctica. It is 1.75 km long in southeast-northwest direction and 580 m wide, and is separated from neighbouring Slumkey Island to the west-southwest by an 80 m wide passage.

The island is named after the settlement of Kereka in Northern Bulgaria.

Location

Kereka Island is located at 65°29′38″S 65°25′20″W / 65.49389°S 65.42222°W / -65.49389; -65.42222, 3.15 km south of Snodgrass Island and 4.4 km northwest of Lacuna Island. British mapping in 1971.

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