Snow Island (South Shetland Islands)
Location of Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Location of Snow Island
|Archipelago||South Shetland Islands|
|Area||120.4 km2 (46.5 sq mi)|
|Length||16 km (9.9 mi)|
|Width||8 km (5 mi)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Snow Island or Isla Nevada is a completely ice-covered island, 16 by 8 kilometres (9.9 by 5.0 mi) in size, lying 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southwest of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. Surface area 120.4 square kilometres (46.5 sq mi). 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.
- Composite Antarctic Gazetteer
- List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S
- Territorial claims in Antarctica
- L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4
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