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Tigan Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Archipelago Wilhelm Archipelago
Area 10.68 ha (26.4 acres)
Length 750 m (2,460 ft)
Width 226 m (741 ft)
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population uninhabited

Tigan Island (Bulgarian: остров Тиган, IPA: [ˈɔstrof tiˈgan]) is the partly ice-free island 750 m long in west–east direction and 226 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Its surface area is 10.68 ha.

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

Location

Tigan Island is located at 65°02′00″S 64°08′00″W / 65.03333°S 64.13333°W / -65.03333; -64.13333Coordinates: 65°02′00″S 64°08′00″W / 65.03333°S 64.13333°W / -65.03333; -64.13333. It abuts Pegas Island on the south, and is situated 115 m south of Yastreb Island and 3 km northwest of Revolver Island. British mapping in 2001.

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