Kerguelen Islands


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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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He picked up with an old stumpy-tailed albatross, who told him that Kerguelen Island was the very place for peace and quiet, and when Kotick went down there he was all but smashed to pieces against some wicked black cliffs in a heavy sleet-storm with lightning and thunder.
Gentoos breed on many sub-Antarctic islands, with the main colonies found on the Falklands, South Georgia and Kerguelen Islands.
With starters such as black angus and artichoke carpaccio or king scallops and strawberries followed by main courses like king prawns from Spencer Gulf, Australia or Chilean sea bass from the Kerguelen Islands, we were spoiled for choice.
CLS relies on RADARSAT-2 imaging capabilities for maritime surveillance and the detection of illegal, unregulated and non-reporting fishing vessels around the Kerguelen Islands in the southern Indian Ocean.
The author has worked in the management of wild rabbits for several decades in Australia, Europe, and the sub-Antarctic Kerguelen Islands.
Jupiter is occulted by the Moon twice during 2013, on January 22 at 05h (visible from central South America, French Polynesia, Pitcairn Islands, and Galapagos Islands) and on February 18 at 14h (visible from southern Australia, Tasmania, Kerguelen Islands and Wilkes Land).
Tsunami watch in effect for the entire Indian Ocean region, Africa, Asia after massive earthquake hit Sumatra The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii issued an urgent tsunami watch for coastal regions in Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Myanmar, Thailand, Maldives, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles, Pakistan, Somalia, Oman, Madagascar, Iran, Uae, Yemen, Comores, Bangladesh, Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Crozet Islands, Kerguelen Islands, South Africa, Singapore.
Speaking by phone from the remote Kerguelen Islands, near Antarctica, Sunderland also defended her parents, who have come under fierce criticism since she hit the three-story-high waves on Thursday and triggered a tense, 20-hour-long search.
The vessel is registered in Port Aux Francais in the French-owned Kerguelen Islands, but is known to operate from Reunion Island.
Heading now on an easterly course towards Marion and Prince Edward Island, but later tonight the wind will start to shift into the west and I will start to arc more south-east, before gybing tomorrow towards the Kerguelen Islands.
Nelson, [19121, was an account of a voyage in a tiny boat with a crew of four to Tristan da Cunha and the sub Antarctic Kerguelen Islands.