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Mügge Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Mügge Island is one of the Bennett Islands, lying 2.8 kilometres (1.5 nmi) north of the west end of Weertman Island in Hanusse Bay. Mapped from air photos taken by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (1947–48) and Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) (1956–57). It was named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for Johannes O.C. Mügge (1858-1932), a German mineralogist who made pioneer studies of the plasticity of ice, in 1895.

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