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Mishka Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Archipelago Wilhelm Archipelago
Area 9.9 ha (24 acres)
Length 751 m (2,464 ft)
Width 220 m (720 ft)
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population uninhabited

Mishka Island (Bulgarian: остров Мишка, IPA: [ˈɔstrof ˈmiʃkɐ]) is the mostly ice-covered island 751 m long in west–east direction and 220 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Its surface area is 9.9 ha.

The feature is so named because of its shape supposedly resembling a mouse ('mishka' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.

Location

Mishka Island is located at 65°00′07″S 64°00′14″W / 65.00194°S 64.00389°W / -65.00194; -64.00389Coordinates: 65°00′07″S 64°00′14″W / 65.00194°S 64.00389°W / -65.00194; -64.00389, which is 5.32 km north-northwest of Booth Island, 50 m north of Mechka Island, 3.4 km northeast of Raketa Island, 896 m east-southeast of Kosatka Island, and 5.55 km southwest of Kril Island in the Wauwermans Islands group. British mapping in 2001.

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