Querini Island

Russian: Остров Кверини

Querini Island, along with nearby islands
Archipelago Franz Josef Archipelago

Querini Island or Ostrov Kverini (Russian: Остров Кверини) is an island located in Franz Josef Land, Russia.[1] The island was named after Francesco Querini who lost his life in the Cegni polar expedition of 1900.


Coordinates: 81°11′23″N 56°08′51″E / 81.18972°N 56.14750°E / 81.18972; 56.14750

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