Kerguelen Islands

geographical name
Ker·​gue·​len Islands | \ ˈkər-gə-lən How to pronounce Kerguelen Islands (audio) , ˌker-gə-ˈlen\

Definition of Kerguelen Islands

archipelago in the southern part of the Indian Ocean belonging to France area 2394 square miles (6200 square kilometers)

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