Mishka Island facts for kids
Location of Mishka Island
|Area||9.9 ha (24 acres)|
|Length||751 m (2,464 ft)|
|Width||220 m (720 ft)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Mishka Island (Bulgarian: остров Мишка) 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.
Mishka Island is located at 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., which is 5.32 km north-northwest of
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