Query Island

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Query Island
Waters Mikkelsen Bay
Geographical location 68 ° 48 ′  S , 67 ° 11 ′  W Coordinates: 68 ° 48 ′  S , 67 ° 11 ′  W
Query Island (Antarctic Peninsula)
Query Island

Query Island (from English query 'doubt, inquiry' ) is a striking and rocky island off the Fallières coast of Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula . On the south side of Mikkelsen Bay , it lies between the foothills of Clarke Glacier and Keyhole Island .

Scientists from the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey first surveyed and named the island in 1948. It was named after the fact that from a certain distance it was unclear whether it was an island or part of the mainland coast.

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