Memmert is a small East Frisian island off the northern coast of Germany, with an area of 5.2 square kilometres (2.0 sq mi).[1] Memmert is uninhabited, with only one house on the island for wildlife-spotting purposes.[2] Occasionally, some guests from the neighboring islands visit Memmert for recreation. Memmert is officially a wildlife protected area.

A view of Memmert from the North
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The island plays an important role in Erskine Childers's novel The Riddle of the Sands (1903).[3]

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  1. ^ "What玸 Memmert Island?".
  2. ^ "Ostfriesisches Wattenmeer (Waddensee National Park - Lower Saxony)".
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Coordinates: 53°38′N 6°54′E / 53.633°N 6.900°E / 53.633; 6.900