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Bouvet Island

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 25' 8'' South , 3° 22' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -54.41889,3.36889
Area:49 km2
Name(s) in local language(s):Bouvetøya

A sub-antarctic and volcanic island located 50 km west of the South-West Indian Ridge in the south Atlantic Ocean. The island is a dependency of Norway. The uninhabited island is covered by 95 % permanent ice.

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Bouvet Island

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Prestvik, T., Goldberg, S. & Goles, G. G. (1999): Petrogenesis of the volcanic suite of Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island), South Atlantic. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift: 79: 205-218.

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