MacKlintok Island

Russian: Остров Мак-Клинтока

Location of McClintok Island in the Franz Josef Archipelago.

Location Russian Arctic
Coordinates 80°09′27″N 56°29′08″E / 80.1575°N 56.485556°E / 80.1575; 56.485556
Archipelago Franz Josef Archipelago
Area 612 km2 (236 sq mi)
Length 33 km (20.5 mi)
Highest elevation 521 m (1,709 ft)
Population 0

McClintok Island or MacKlintok Island (Russian: Остров Мак-Клинтока; Ostrov Mak-Klintoka) is an island in Franz Josef Land, Russia.

This island is roughly square-shaped and its maximum length is 33 km (21 mi). Its area is 612 km2 (236 sq mi) and it is largely glaciated. Its highest point is 521 m (1,709 ft).

McClintok Island is located very close to the west of Hall Island, separated from it by a narrow sound, Proliv Negri. The island's northernmost point is Mys Grili (Greely Cape). The southwestern point is MacKlintok Island and the southeastern Mys Oppoltsera.

McClintok Island was named after Irish explorer of the Arctic Francis Leopold McClintock.

Adjacent Islands

Coordinates: 80°09′27″N 56°29′08″E / 80.1575°N 56.485556°E / 80.1575; 56.485556

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