Traveling Luck for Bouvet Island
Bouvet Island, Antarctica
Bouvet Island is located in island in the South Atlantic Ocean, southwest of the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa).
Land in Bouvet Island is volcanic; coast is mostly inaccessible.
land covers an area of 58.5 square kilometers which is about 0.3 times the size of Washington, DC
As for the climate; antarctic.
Regions of Bouvet Island
This uninhabited volcanic island is almost entirely covered by glaciers and is difficult to approach. It was discovered in 1739 by a French naval officer after whom the island was named. No claim was made until 1825, when the British flag was raised. In 1928, the UK waived its claim in favor of Norway, which had occupied the island the previous year. In 1971, Bouvet Island and the adjacent territorial waters were designated a nature reserve. Since 1977, Norway has run an automated meteorological station on the island.
no economic activity; declared a nature reserve
natural resources include none
covered by glacial ice; declared a nature reserve
religion is null.
Natural hazards in Bouvet Island include NA.