Kerguelen Islands
geographical name archipelago S Indian Ocean belonging to France area 2394 square miles (6200 square kilometers)

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  • Kerguelen Islands — [kʉr′gə lən] group of French islands in the S Indian Ocean, consisting of one large island & over 200 small ones: 2,786 sq mi (7,216 sq km) * * * Archipelago, southern Indian Ocean. It consists of the island of Kerguelen (also called Desolation… …   Universalium

  • Kerguelen Islands — [kʉr′gə lən] group of French islands in the S Indian Ocean, consisting of one large island & over 200 small ones: 2,786 sq mi (7,216 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Kerguelen Islands — Infobox Country native name = Archipel des Kerguelen conventional long name = Kerguelen Islands common name = Kerguelen Islands symbol type = Coat of arms national motto = national anthem = map caption = map caption2 = Map of Kerguelen Island… …   Wikipedia

  • Kerguelen Islands —  Group of islands in the southern Indian Ocean …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Kerguelen Islands — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flora and fauna of the Kerguelen Islands — FaunaThe Kerguelen Islands are located at the Antarctic convergence, where cold water moving up from the Antarctic mixes with the warmer water of the Indian Ocean. As a consequence, marine mammals and seabirds are numerous.MammalsSeals and fur… …   Wikipedia

  • Kerguelen — Islas Kerguelen (Îles Kerguelen) Vista de satélite de las islas Kerguelen. Localización geográfica / administrativa …   Wikipedia Español

  • Kerguelen Plateau — The Kerguelen Plateau (IPAEng|kɚˈɡeɪlən, ˈkɝɡələn [OED] ) is an underwater volcanic large igneous province (LIP) in the Indian Ocean. It lies about 3,000 km to the southwest of Australia and is nearly three times the size of Japan. The plateau… …   Wikipedia

  • Islands administered by France in the Indian and Pacific oceans — Indian Ocean Islands= The following islands are in the Indian Ocean*Réunion ( fr. La Réunion) (Overseas department and region) *Mayotte ( fr. Mayotte) (Overseas collectivity entitled departmental collectivity ) *French Southern and Antarctic… …   Wikipedia

  • Kerguelen Tern — Taxobox name = Kerguelen Tern status = NT | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Sternidae genus = Sterna species = S. virgata binomial = Sterna virgata binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

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