Location: 54°25'S : 3°22'E Also known as Bouvetøya, this island is a single volcanic island with an offlier. The island covers 54 km² with its highest elevation being Mt. Olavtoppen at 780 m. It is 93% glacierized. Discovered by Jean Baptiste Charles de Lozier Bouvet on January 1, 1739, the first recorded landing was by sealers in 1822. The island is uninhabited with no wintering population, and is a dependency of Norway (claimed in 1927). This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on Bouvet Island.
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FishBase: List of Marine/Brackish Fishes for Bouvet Island
Listing and illustrated entries on species native to the island. Includes detailed information on each species.
Temperature and atmospheric pressure readings from the sea-ice buoy on the island.
World Factboook: Bouvet Island
Information on the location and size of the Norwegian territory.
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Last update:November 19, 2012 at 0:56:23 UTC