Tigan Island facts for kids
|Area||10.68 ha (26.4 acres)|
|Length||750 m (2,460 ft)|
|Width||226 m (741 ft)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
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.
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