Kerguelen Islands

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Related to Archipel Kerguelen: Kerguelen Islands, Grande Terre de Kerguelen

Ker·gue·len Islands

 (kûr′gə-lən, -lĕn′)
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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