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.

List of subantarctic islands

A

B

C

D

I

M

P

S

T

List of Antarctic islands north of 60° S

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

This is a list of the 30 largest Antarctic islands south of 60° S by area.

RankIslandArea
(km²)
Elevation
(m)
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)
12Joinville Island1,607.476563°21′S 55°40′W / 63.350°S 55.667°W / -63.350; -55.667 (Joinville Island)
13Charcot Island1,5001.69°45′S 75°15′W / 69.750°S 75.250°W / -69.750; -75.250 (Charcot Island)
14King George Island1,383.865562°23′S 58°27′W / 62.383°S 58.450°W / -62.383; -58.450 (King George Island)
15Mill Island1,258.132665°30′S 100°40′E / 65.500°S 100.667°E / -65.500; 100.667 (Mill Island)
16Sherman Island1,158.618672°40′S 99°45′W / 72.667°S 99.750°W / -72.667; -99.750 (Sherman Island)
17Smyley Island1,0001.72°43′S 78°33′W / 72.717°S 78.550°W / -72.717; -78.550 (Smyley Island)
18Brabant Island976.8252264°15′S 62°20′W / 64.250°S 62.333°W / -64.250; -62.333 (Brabant Island)
19Livingston Island973.5170062°36′S 60°30′W / 62.600°S 60.500°W / -62.600; -60.500 (Livingston Island)
20Grant Island767.858074°28′S 131°35′W / 74.467°S 131.583°W / -74.467; -131.583 (Grant Island)
21Latady Island7001.70°45′S 74°35′W / 70.750°S 74.583°W / -70.750; -74.583 (Latady Island)
22Renaud Island618.3.65°42′S 66°00′W / 65.700°S 66.000°W / -65.700; -66.000 (Renaud Island)
23Masson Island585.447166°08′S 96°35′E / 66.133°S 96.583°E / -66.133; 96.583 (Masson Island)
24Elephant Island557.985261°01′S 54°54′W / 61.017°S 54.900°W / -61.017; -54.900 (Elephant Island)
25Rothschild Island5001.70°45′S 74°35′W / 70.750°S 74.583°W / -70.750; -74.583 (Rothschild Island)
25Hearst Island500136569°25′S 62°10′W / 69.417°S 62.167°W / -69.417; -62.167 (Hearst Island)
25Dean Island500174°30′S 127°35′W / 74.500°S 127.583°W / -74.500; -127.583 (Hearst Island)
28D'Urville Island455.321063°06′S 56°15′W / 63.100°S 56.250°W / -63.100; -56.250 (D'Urville Island)
29Coronation Island450127860°26′S 45°43′W / 60.433°S 45.717°W / -60.433; -45.717 (Coronation Island)
30Sturge 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.

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

Y

Z

Sub-lists

See also

References

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.