Lapteva Island facts for kids
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Lapteva Island (Bulgarian: остров Лаптева, IPA: [ˈɔstrof ˈɫaptɛvɐ]) is the island lying 1 km off the north coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. The feature extends 900 m in north-south direction and 880 m in east-west direction.
The island is named after Gergana Lapteva, geologist at St. Kliment Ohridski base in 2006/07 and subsequent seasons.
Lapteva Island is located at, 10.54 km northeast of Quinton Point, 1.5 km west-southwest of Lajarte Islands, 8.93 km west of Cape Grönland and 3.38 km west by north of Oberbauer Point. British mapping in 1980.
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