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List of Antarctic and subantarctic islands


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Antarctic_and_subantarctic_islands
Updated: 2017-07-18T10:52Z

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.

List of subantarctic islands

Antarctica and surrounding islands in relation to the Antarctic Convergence and the 60th parallel south

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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 South Pacific NWFZ. South Georgia and South Sandwich are in the Latin American NWFZ and not on this map.

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

RankIslandArea
(km²)
Elevation
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Coordinates
1Alexander Island49,070297670°46′S 71°15′W / 70.767°S 71.250°W / -70.767; -71.250 (Alexander Island)
2Berkner Island43,87397579°20′S 48°07′W / 79.333°S 48.117°W / -79.333; -48.117 (Berkner Island)
3Thurston Island15,700.72°10′S 99°00′W / 72.167°S 99.000°W / -72.167; -99.000 (Thurston Island)
4Carney Island8,500.73°56′S 121°00′W / 73.933°S 121.000°W / -73.933; -121.000 (Carney Island)
5Roosevelt Island7,91055079°17′S 162°00′W / 79.283°S 162.000°W / -79.283; -162.000 (Roosevelt Island)
6Siple Island6,390311073°44′S 125°12′W / 73.733°S 125.200°W / -73.733; -125.200 (Siple Island)
7Adelaide Island4,463231767°12′S 68°30′W / 67.200°S 68.500°W / -67.200; -68.500 (Adelaide Island)
8Spaatz Island4,100.73°00′S 75°00′W / 73.000°S 75.000°W / -73.000; -75.000 (Spaatz Island)
9James Ross Island2,598.4162864°12′S 57°45′W / 64.200°S 57.750°W / -64.200; -57.750 (James Ross Island)
10Ross Island2,460379477°30′S 167°45′E / 77.500°S 167.750°E / -77.500; 167.750 (Ross Island)
11Anvers Island2,432282164°36′S 63°30′W / 64.600°S 63.500°W / -64.600; -63.500 (Anvers Island)
 Joinville Island1,607.476563°21′S 55°40′W / 63.350°S 55.667°W / -63.350; -55.667 (Joinville Island)
 Charcot Island1,5001).69°45′S 75°15′W / 69.750°S 75.250°W / -69.750; -75.250 (Charcot Island)
 King George Island1,383.865562°23′S 58°27′W / 62.383°S 58.450°W / -62.383; -58.450 (King George Island)
 Mill Island1,258.132665°30′S 100°40′E / 65.500°S 100.667°E / -65.500; 100.667 (Mill Island)
 Sherman Island1,158.618672°40′S 99°45′W / 72.667°S 99.750°W / -72.667; -99.750 (Sherman Island)
 Smyley Island1,0001).72°43′S 78°33′W / 72.717°S 78.550°W / -72.717; -78.550 (Smyley Island)
 Brabant Island976.8252264°15′S 62°20′W / 64.250°S 62.333°W / -64.250; -62.333 (Brabant Island)
 Livingston Island973.5170062°36′S 60°30′W / 62.600°S 60.500°W / -62.600; -60.500 (Livingston Island)
 Grant Island767.858074°28′S 131°35′W / 74.467°S 131.583°W / -74.467; -131.583 (Grant Island)
 Latady Island7001).70°45′S 74°35′W / 70.750°S 74.583°W / -70.750; -74.583 (Latady Island)
 Renaud Island618.3.65°42′S 66°00′W / 65.700°S 66.000°W / -65.700; -66.000 (Renaud Island)
 Masson Island585.447166°08′S 96°35′E / 66.133°S 96.583°E / -66.133; 96.583 (Masson Island)
 Elephant Island557.985261°01′S 54°54′W / 61.017°S 54.900°W / -61.017; -54.900 (Elephant Island)
 Rothschild Island5001).70°45′S 74°35′W / 70.750°S 74.583°W / -70.750; -74.583 (Rothschild Island)
 Hearst Island5001)36569°25′S 62°10′W / 69.417°S 62.167°W / -69.417; -62.167 (Hearst Island)
 Dean Island5001)74°30′S 127°35′W / 74.500°S 127.583°W / -74.500; -127.583 (Hearst Island)
 D'Urville Island455.321063°06′S 56°15′W / 63.100°S 56.250°W / -63.100; -56.250 (D'Urville Island)
 Coronation Island450127860°26′S 45°43′W / 60.433°S 45.717°W / -60.433; -45.717 (Coronation Island)
 Sturge Island437.494567°26′S 164°47′E / 67.433°S 164.783°E / -67.433; 164.783 (Sturge Island)
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.

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