Broughton Island, New Zealand

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Broughton Island
Broughton Island 1.JPG
The position of The Snares relative to New Zealand
Coordinates 48°02′35″S 166°37′15″E / 48.04306°S 166.62083°E / -48.04306; 166.62083Coordinates: 48°02′35″S 166°37′15″E / 48.04306°S 166.62083°E / -48.04306; 166.62083
Archipelago The Snares
Length 1 km (0.6 mi)
Width 0.5 km (0.31 mi)
Highest elevation 86 m (282 ft)
Population 0

Broughton Island is the second largest island of The Snares,[1] at 48°02′35″S 166°37′15″E / 48.04306°S 166.62083°E / -48.04306; 166.62083 just off the South Promontory of the main island North East Island, which lies approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) south of New Zealand's South Island. The island is some 1 by 0.5 km (0.62 by 0.31 mi) long in SW direction, and the highest elevation is 86 m (282 ft). The island is named after William Robert Broughton.[1]

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  1. ^ a b (DOC), corporatename = New Zealand Department of Conservation. "Snares Islands: New Zealand's subantarctic islands". Retrieved 2015-12-02. 

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