Definition of Kerguelen Islands in English:

Kerguelen Islands

Line breaks: Ker|gue¦len Islands
Pronunciation: /ˈkəːɡɪlɪn
, kəːˈɡeɪlən/
A group of islands in the southern Indian Ocean, comprising the island of Kerguelen and some 300 small islets, forming part of French Southern and Antarctic Territories.


named after the Breton navigator Yves-Joseph de Kerguélen-Trémarec, who discovered the islands in 1772.

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