Candlemas Island is a small uninhabited island of the Candlemas Islands in the South Sandwich Islands.
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Bellingshausen Island is one of the most southerly of the South Sandwich Islands, close to Thule Island and Cook Island, and forming part of the Southern Thule group. It is named after its discoverer, Baltic German-Russian Antarctic explorer Fabian …
The Traversay Islands are a group of three islands—Zavodovski, Leskov and Visokoi—at the northern end of the South Sandwich Islands.
Saint Andrews Bay is a bight 2 miles (3.2 km) wide, indenting the north coast of South Georgia immediately south of Mount Skittle. Probably first sighted by the British expedition under Cook which explored the north coast of South Georgia in 1775. T…
King Haakon Bay, or King Haakon Sound, is an inlet on the southern coast of the island of South Georgia.
Stromness Bay is a bay 3 miles (4.8 km) wide, entered between Cape Saunders and Busen Point on the north coast of South Georgia.
The Pickersgill Islands (54°37′S36°45′W) are a small archipelago to the west of the main island of South Georgia.
The Allardyce Range is a mountain range rising south of Cumberland Bay and dominating the central part of South Georgia, a UK overseas territory. It extends for 50 km from Mount Globus in the northwest to Mount Brooker in the southeast, with peaks o…
The Willis Islands are a small archipelago to the west of the main island of South Georgia.
Vindication Island is a small uninhabited island in the South Sandwich Islands.
The Salvesen Mountains or Salvesen Range is a mountain range on the southern tip of South Georgia, rising to a maximum elevation of 2,330 metres (7,644 ft). They were created 127 million years ago and are made mainly from granite. The Cretaceous gra…
Royal Bay is a bay, 4 miles (6 km) wide and indenting 5 miles (8 km), entered between Cape Charlotte and Cape Harcourt along the north coast of South Georgia.
Prion Island is an island 2.4 km (1.5 mi) north-northeast of Luck Point, lying in the Bay of Isles, South Georgia.
Possession Bay is a bay 2 miles (3.2 km) wide which recedes southwest for 5 miles (8 km), entered southeast of Black Head on the north coast of South Georgia, an island in the southern Atlantic Ocean.
Peggotty Bluff or Peggotty Camp, is a bluff on the north side and near the head of King Haakon Bay, South Georgia.
King Edward Cove is a sheltered cove immediately southwest of Mount Duse, in the west side of Cumberland East Bay, South Georgia. This cove, frequented by early sealers at South Georgia, was charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, unde…
The Candlemas Islands (Spanish: Islas Candelaria) are a group of small uninhabited islands lying at the northern part of the South Sandwich Islands, 23 miles (37 km) southeast of Visokoi Island.
The Welcome Islands are a small rocky archipelago to the north of the main island of South Georgia.
Protector Shoal is a submarine volcano, also called seamount, which rises gently from an ocean depth of 3,900 feet (1,200 m) to about 89 feet (27 m) below sea level approximately 31 miles (50 km) NW of Zavodovski Island in the South Sandwich Islands…
Larsen Harbour is a narrow 2.6 miles (4.2 km) long inlet of indenting volcanic rocks and sheeted dykes known as the Larsen Harbour Formation. It is a branch of Drygalski Fjord, entered 2.5 miles (4 km) west-northwest of Nattriss Head, at the southea…
The Bay of Isles is a bay 9 miles (14 km) wide and receding 3 miles (5 km), lying between Cape Buller and Cape Wilson along the north coast of South Georgia. It was discovered in 1775 by a British expedition under James Cook and so named by him beca…
Trinity Island or Isla Trinidad is an island having three peaks, lying 0.7 miles (1.1 km) northeast of Main Island in the Willis Islands at South Georgia.
Rosita Harbor is a small bay lying 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Camp Bay in the west side of the Bay of Isles, South Georgia. The names Rosita Harbour and Allardyce Harbour were given for this bay in the period 1905-12, and both have since appeared on m…
Mount Roots is a mainly snow-covered mountain on South Georgia, standing near the head of Nordenskjold Glacier, 6 km (4 mi) ESE of Mount Paget. Its western peak rises to 2,158 m; its eastern peak to 2,270 m.
Mount Andromeda is, at 550 metres (1,800 ft), the higher and more southerly of the twin ice domes, this one marking the summit of Candlemas Island, South Sandwich Islands.
This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in the South Sandwich Islands.
The Kupriyanov Islands are a group of islands off the south coast of South Georgia, close south of Diaz Cove.
Grassholm is an island 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Frida Hole, along the south coast and near the west end of South Georgia. The name "Em Island" was given for this feature, probably by Discovery Investigations personnel who surveyed this coast in 1926…
Grass Island is a conspicuous island lying across the entrance to Stromness Harbour in Stromness Bay, South Georgia.
Grace Glacier is a glacier which flows north into Ample Bay at the Bay of Isles, near Salisbury Plain, South Georgia.
Fortuna Bay is a bay 3 miles (5 km) long and 1 mile (1.6 km) wide, entered between Cape Best and Robertson Point, near Atherton Peak on the north coast of South Georgia. It was named after the Fortuna, one of the ships of the Norwegian–Argentine wha…
Busen Point or Busen Peninsula (54°9′S36°33′W) is a headland forming the southeast side of the entrance to Stromness Bay, on the north coast of South Georgia.
The Black Rocks (54°8′S36°38′W) are a small group of rocks 0.5 miles (0.80 km) southeast of Framnaes Point in the north part of Stromness Bay, South Georgia.
The Trident (54°10′S37°5′W) is Poseidon's(Angel Gabriel Garcia's) ridge surmounted by three peaks, the highest 1,335 m, standing at the east side of Briggs Glacier in South Georgia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
Skrap Skerries (54°15′S36°19′W) are two small groups of islands and rocks (skerries) lying midway between Cape George and Barff Point, close off the north coast of South Georgia.
Sheer Point (54°3′S37°8′W) is a point east of Fine Point on the north side of Prince Olav Harbor, Cook Bay, South Georgia. Charted and descriptively named "Steep Point" by DI in 1929, but that form duplicated a name at adjacent Possession Bay.