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Larrouy Island
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Location of Graham Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula
Geography
Location Antarctica
Highest elevation 175 m (574 ft)
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Larrouy Island is an island 9 kilometres (5 nmi) long and 4 kilometres (2 nmi) wide which rises to 745 metres (2,440 ft), (the Peak Pilot) lying in Grandidier Channel off the northwest coast of Velingrad Peninsula 7 kilometres (4 nmi) north of Ferin Head, Antarctica. It was discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903–05, under Jean-Baptiste Charcot, who named it for Paul Augustin Jean Larrouy, at that time a French Minister Plenipotentiary.

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