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This is a List of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic islands.

According to the terms of the Antarctic Treaty, claims to sovereignty over lands south of 60°S are not asserted. This includes all of the Antarctic islands and some of the sub-Antarctic islands.

List of largest Antarctic islands by size

Rank Island Area
(km²)
Elevation
(m)
Coordinates
1 Alexander Island 49,070 2976 70°46′S 71°15′W / 70.767°S 71.25°W / -70.767; -71.25 (Alexander Island)
2 Berkner Island 43,873 975 79°20′S 48°07′W / 79.333°S 48.117°W / -79.333; -48.117 (Berkner Island)
3 Thurston Island 15,700 . 72°10′S 99°00′W / 72.167°S 99°W / -72.167; -99 (Thurston Island)
4 Carney Island 8,500 . 73°56′S 121°00′W / 73.933°S 121°W / -73.933; -121 (Carney Island)
5 Roosevelt Island 7,910 550 79°17′S 162°00′W / 79.283°S 162°W / -79.283; -162 (Roosevelt Island)
6 Siple Island 6,390 3110 73°44′S 125°12′W / 73.733°S 125.2°W / -73.733; -125.2 (Siple Island)
7 Adelaide Island 4,463 2317 67°12′S 68°30′W / 67.2°S 68.5°W / -67.2; -68.5 (Adelaide Island)
8 Spaatz Island 4,100 . 73°00′S 75°00′W / 73°S 75°W / -73; -75 (Spaatz Island)
9 Bear Island 3,500 . 68°18′S 67°06′W / 68.3°S 67.1°W / -68.3; -67.1 (Bear Island)
10 Guest Island1) 2,950 . 76°11′S 67°04′W / 76.183°S 67.067°W / -76.183; -67.067 (Guest Island)
11 James Ross Island 2,598.4 1628 64°12′S 57°45′W / 64.2°S 57.75°W / -64.2; -57.75 (James Ross Island)
12 Ross Island 2,460 3794 77°30′S 167°45′E / 77.5°S 167.75°E / -77.5; 167.75 (Ross Island)
13 Anvers Island 2,432 2821 64°36′S 63°30′W / 64.6°S 63.5°W / -64.6; -63.5 (Anvers Island)
  Joinville Island 1,607.4 765 63°21′S 55°40′W / 63.35°S 55.667°W / -63.35; -55.667 (Joinville Island)
  Charcot Island 1,5002) . 69°45′S 75°15′W / 69.75°S 75.25°W / -69.75; -75.25 (Charcot Island)
  King George Island 1,383.8 655 62°23′S 58°27′W / 62.383°S 58.45°W / -62.383; -58.45 (King George Island)
  Mill Island 1,258.1 326 65°30′S 100°40′E / 65.5°S 100.667°E / -65.5; 100.667 (Mill Island)
  Sherman Island 1,158.6 186 72°40′S 99°45′W / 72.667°S 99.75°W / -72.667; -99.75 (Sherman Island)
  Smyley Island 1,0002) . 72°43′S 78°33′W / 72.717°S 78.55°W / -72.717; -78.55 (Smyley Island)
  Brabant Island 976.8 2522 64°15′S 62°20′W / 64.25°S 62.333°W / -64.25; -62.333 (Brabant Island)
  Livingston Island 973.5 1700 62°36′S 60°30′W / 62.6°S 60.5°W / -62.6; -60.5 (Livingston Island)
  Grant Island 767.8 580 74°28′S 131°35′W / 74.467°S 131.583°W / -74.467; -131.583 (Grant Island)
  Latady Island 7002) . 70°45′S 74°35′W / 70.75°S 74.583°W / -70.75; -74.583 (Latady Island)
  Drygalski Island 693.7 510 65°45′S 92°30′E / 65.75°S 92.5°E / -65.75; 92.5 (Drygalski Island)
  Renaud Island 618.3 . 65°42′S 66°00′W / 65.7°S 66°W / -65.7; -66 (Renaud Island)
  Masson Island 585.4 471 66°08′S 96°35′E / 66.133°S 96.583°E / -66.133; 96.583 (Masson Island)
  Elephant Island 557.9 852 61°01′S 54°54′W / 61.017°S 54.9°W / -61.017; -54.9 (Elephant Island)
  Rothschild Island 5002) . 70°45′S 74°35′W / 70.75°S 74.583°W / -70.75; -74.583 (Rothschild Island)
  Hearst Island 5002) 365 69°25′S 62°10′W / 69.417°S 62.167°W / -69.417; -62.167 (Hearst Island)
  D'Urville Island 455.3 210 63°06′S 56°15′W / 63.1°S 56.25°W / -63.1; -56.25 (D'Urville Island)
  Coronation Island 450 1278 60°26′S 45°43′W / 60.433°S 45.717°W / -60.433; -45.717 (Coronation Island)
  Sturge Island 437.4 945 67°26′S 164°47′E / 67.433°S 164.783°E / -67.433; 164.783 (Sturge Island)
1) actually a peninsula, also called Guest Peninsula
2) rough estimate from map

List of sub-Antarctic islands (north of 60° S)

Antarctica and surrounding islands

List of Antarctic islands (south of 60° S)

All these islands fall under the terms of the Antarctic Treaty.

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