Snow Island (South Shetland Islands)


Snow Island (South Shetland Islands)

Snow Island or Isla Nevada (coord|62|47|S|61|23|W|region:AQ_type:isle|display=inline,title) is a completely ice-covered island, 16 by 8 kilometres (10 x 5 mi) in size, lying 6 kilometres (4 mi) southwest of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. This island was known to both American and British sealers as early as 1820, and the name has been well established in international usage for over 100 years.


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