Saturday, October 5, 2013

Sunset over Île de la Possesion, Crozet Islands


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The Crozet Islands are a sub-antarctic archipelago of small islands in the southern Indian Ocean. They form one of the five administrative districts of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF).

Île de la Possession, or Possession Island, is one of the Crozet Islands. With an area of 150 km2 it is the largest island of the group and the only inhabited one. Administratively, it is part of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.

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Île de la Possession is an important nesting site for seabirds. The Eaton's Pintail is a species of dabbling duck, restricted to the island groups of Kerguelen and Crozet. 

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