Arthur Island

An almost entirely glaciated island in the Franz Josef Land group

Arthur Island

Region: Arctic

Destinations: Franz Josef Land

Arthur Island’s Arctic history

Located north of Zemlya Georga in the Queen Victoria Sea, Arthur Island is one of Franz Josef Land’s 192 islands and is almost entirely glaciated. English explorer Frederick George Jackson named Arthur Island after his brother, Arthur Jackson, during the Jackson-Harmsworth Polar Expedition.

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