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List of Antarctic and subantarctic islands

This is a list of Antarctic and subantarctic islands.

According to the terms of the Antarctic Treaty, claims to sovereignty over lands south of 60°S are not asserted. This includes some of the Antarctic islands and none of the subantarctic ones.

Contents

  • List of subantarctic islands 1
    • A 1.1
    • B 1.2
    • C 1.3
    • D 1.4
    • H 1.5
    • I 1.6
    • M 1.7
    • P 1.8
    • T 1.9
  • List of Antarctic islands north of 60° S 2
  • List of largest Antarctic islands south of 60° S by size 3
  • List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S 4
    • A 4.1
    • B 4.2
    • C 4.3
    • D 4.4
    • E 4.5
    • F 4.6
    • G 4.7
    • H 4.8
    • I 4.9
    • J 4.10
    • K 4.11
    • L 4.12
    • M 4.13
    • N 4.14
    • O 4.15
    • P 4.16
    • Q 4.17
    • R 4.18
    • S 4.19
    • T 4.20
    • U 4.21
    • V 4.22
    • W 4.23
    • X 4.24
    • Y 4.25
    • Z 4.26
  • Sub-lists 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

List of subantarctic islands

Antarctica and surrounding islands

A

B

C

D

H

I

M

P

T

List of Antarctic islands north of 60° S

Oceanic islands between the Equator, 60°S, 20°W, and 115°E are the only Southern Hemisphere lands (besides East Timor) outside the 5 southern nuclear-weapon-free zones. Bouvet and Kerguelen are Antarctic islands on this map but outside the Antarctic NWFZ.
Australian islands are part of the Latin American NWFZ and not on this map.

List of largest Antarctic islands south of 60° S by size

Rank Island Area
(km²)
Elevation
(m)
Coordinates
1 Alexander Island 49,070 2976
2 Berkner Island 43,873 975
3 Thurston Island 15,700 .
4 Carney Island 8,500 .
5 Roosevelt Island 7,910 550
6 Siple Island 6,390 3110
7 Adelaide Island 4,463 2317
8 Spaatz Island 4,100 .
9 James Ross Island 2,598.4 1628
10 Ross Island 2,460 3794
11 Anvers Island 2,432 2821
  Joinville Island 1,607.4 765
  Charcot Island 1,5001) .
  King George Island 1,383.8 655
  Mill Island 1,258.1 326
  Sherman Island 1,158.6 186
  Smyley Island 1,0001) .
  Brabant Island 976.8 2522
  Livingston Island 973.5 1700
  Grant Island 767.8 580
  Latady Island 7001) .
  Renaud Island 618.3 .
  Masson Island 585.4 471
  Elephant Island 557.9 852
  Rothschild Island 5001) .
  Hearst Island 5001) 365
  Dean Island 5001)
  D'Urville Island 455.3 210
  Coronation Island 450 1278
  Sturge Island 437.4 945
1) rough estimate from map

List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S

All these islands fall under the terms of the Antarctic Treaty. The list is not complete.

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I


J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q


R

S

T

U

V

W

X

No islands begin with this letter.

Y

Z

Sub-lists

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d http://ortho.linz.govt.nz/nz_offshore_islands/auckland_is_high_res.jpg

External links

  • U.S. Geological Survey, Atlas of Antarctic Research
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