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Kerguelen Islands

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A French-administered island group in the southern Indian Ocean southeast of South Africa. The largest island, Kerguelen, was discovered by a French navigator in 1772 and is used mainly as a research station.

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  • There is an area in northern Montana that is opposite from the Kerguelen Islands in the South Indian Ocean.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • There is an area in northern Montana that is opposite from the Kerguelen Islands in the South Indian Ocean.

    Antipodes and the Earth Sandwich

  • The German Gauss Expedition (1901-3) led by experienced Arctic explorer and scientist Erich Dagobert von Drygalski, sailing south of the Kerguelen Islands, charted a region of coast that he named Kaiser Wilhelm II Land (87°E-91E°).

    The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

  • The German Gauss Expedition (1901-3) led by experienced Arctic explorer and scientist Erich Dagobert von Drygalski, sailing south of the Kerguelen Islands, charted a region of coast that he named Kaiser Wilhelm II Land (87°E-91E°).

    The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

  • French expedition led by Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec discovers Kerguelen Islands which becomes a base for sealers and whalers just north of the convergence in the south Indian Ocean.

    Chronology of Antarctic Exploration

  • The latest idea was to make a beeline for the Kerguelen Islands, a lonely group on the forty-ninth parallel and not too far off the route to Cape Town.

    The Whale Warriors

  • The latest idea was to make a beeline for the Kerguelen Islands, a lonely group on the forty-ninth parallel and not too far off the route to Cape Town.

    The Whale Warriors

  • This, along with small areas of extended continental shelf between Norfolk Island and New Caledonia and between Heard and Kerguelen Islands, as well as those marine areas adjacent to the Australian Antarctic Territory, are the final frontiers for Australian maritime delimitation.

    The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: Ten Years of benefits for Australia

  • Zone around Crozet and Kerguelen Islands, which fall in French

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DWT ships by type: bulk 6, cargo 7, chemical tanker 6, container 15, liquefied gas tanker 4, oil tanker 21, passenger 1, roll-on/roll-off cargo 11, short-sea passenger 5, specialized tanker 2 note: France also maintains a captive register for French-owned ships in the Kerguelen Islands (French Southern and Antarctic Lands) and

    The 1995 CIA World Factbook

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