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New Zealand Sub Antarctic Islands – Macquarie Island – Part 1 Macquarie Island lies south of Enderby, Auckland and Adams Islands. Macquarie Island is under the control of Australia.

Bouvet Island: "A speck of ice in the middle of a freezing fastness: a few square miles of uninhabited volcanic basalt groaning under..."

An abandoned lifeboat at world’s end

Bouvet Island: "A speck of ice in the middle of a freezing fastness: a few square miles of uninhabited volcanic basalt groaning under.

Mystery of the boat in the middle of Bouvet Island: originally discovered in 1739 by Norwegian explorer Jean Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, the island is a wasteland of rocks and ice, with no vegetation aside from the occasional lichen or moss - unknown photographer

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Bouvet Island, Antarctica  Bracing Bouvet is a sub-Antarctic island considered to be the most remote in the world. Claimed by Norway in 1930, a mystery vessel was found beached here in 1964 with no trace of human remains.  Covered in ice and snow, the 19 mile (30.6km) island and the surrounding waters are an important breeding ground for seabirds, whales and seals, and have been a nature reserve since 1971. CruiseOne - Siemens & Assoc's www.877-7GoCruise.com

Bouvet Island, Antarctica Bracing Bouvet is a sub-Antarctic island considered to be the most remote in the world. Claimed by Norway in 1930, a mystery vessel was found beached here in 1964 with no trace of human remains. Covered in ice and snow, the 19 mile (30.6km) island and the surrounding waters are an important breeding ground for seabirds, whales and seals, and have been a nature reserve since 1971. CruiseOne - Siemens & Assoc's www.877-7GoCruise.com

Bouvet Island. Landing on the island is very difficult, as it normally experiences high seas and features a steep coast. During the winter, it is surrounded by pack ice.

This is the most remote island in the world. Norway’s uninhabited Bouvet Island in the South Atlantic Ocean is basically an inactive volcano stuffed with ice and some wintry terrain sprinkled in fancy fungi, lichen, and moss, with snow on top.

The Antarctic climate is dominated by heavy clouds and fog, and weak west wind. Bouvet Island is an Important Bird Area as a breeding ground for seabirds, but any endemic species.

The Antarctic climate is dominated by heavy clouds and fog, and weak west wind. Bouvet Island is an Important Bird Area as a breeding ground for seabirds, but any endemic species.

Bouvet Island (Norwegian): Bouvetøya  is an uninhabited sub Antarctic volcanic island and dependency of Norway located in the South Atlantic Ocean at 54°25.8′S 3°22.8′ : In 1927, the First Norvegia Expedition – led by Harald Horntvedt and financed by Lars Christensen – was the first to make an extended stay on the island.  At Ny Sandefjord, a small hut was erected and, on 1 December, the Norwegian flag was hoisted and the island claimed for Norway.

Norwegian annexation of Bouvet Island in the South Atlantic ocean, 1927

List of the 33 bird species:  Adelie Penguin - Pygoscelis adeliae - Manchot d’Adélie  Antarctic Petrel - Thalassoica Antarctica - Pétrel antarctique  Antarctic Prion - Pachyptila desolata - Prion de la Désolation  Antarctic Tern - Sterna vittata - Sterne couronnée  Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross - Thalassarche chlororhynchos - Albatros à nez jaune  Black-bellied Storm-Petrel - Fregetta tropica - Océanite à ventre noir

Pachyptila desolata, an Antarctic Prion flying over the South Atlantic Ocean between the Falkland Islands and South Georgia.

the boat on bouvet island - Google Search

the boat on bouvet island - Google Search

Southern Fulmar - Fulmarus glacialoides - Fulmar argenté  Southern Giant Petrel - Macronectes giganteus - Pétrel géant  South Polar Skua - Stercorarius maccormicki - Labbe de Mc Cormick  Wandering Albatross - Diomedea exulans - Albatros hurleur   White-chinned Petrel - Procellaria aequinoctialis - Puffin à menton blanc  White-headed Petrel - Pterodroma lessonii - Pétrel de Lesson

HIMI are an Australian external territory and volcanic group of barren Antarctic islands.the main indigenous animals are insects along with large populations of ocean-going seabirds, seals and penguins, including the Macaroni Penguin

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