Subantarctic Islands

The Subantarctic Islands are those islands scattered across the Southern Ocean that lie between 45 and 60 degrees latitude south. They are cold but not polar deep freeze: modulated by the ocean, their midsummer temperature is about 5-10°C and their winters average 0 to -10°C.

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are two groups of sub-Antarctic islands in the Southern Ocean east of the southern tip of South America, north of . Photo: Brian Gratwicke, CC BY 2.0.

is an uninhabited 58.5 km² volcanic, mostly inaccessible, island in the , south-southwest of the . Photo: Fguerraz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

are a group of , about equidistant between , , and along with a narrow strip of , known as Adélie Land. Photo: Benoit Gineste, CC BY-SA 4.0.

are uninhabited, barren, sub-Antarctic islands in the , far due south of and roughly 200 miles southeast of Kerguelen of the . Photo: Tristannew, CC BY-SA 4.0.


The Archipelago is in . Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

or Macca as it is affectionately known, is a Sub-Antarctic island in the administered by . Photo: Hullwarren, CC BY-SA 3.0.

and Prince Edward Island are two , south of – and territory of – . Photo: NASA, Public domain.

's Subantarctic Islands are five groups of uninhabited and windswept islands in the Southern Ocean far to the south or east of . Photo: battleton, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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