The island with its weather station
Isla Gonzalo is the second largest of the Diego Ramírez Islands
|Archipelago||Diego Ramírez Islands|
|Area||0.38 km2 (0.15 sq mi)|
|Commune||Cabo de Hornos|
Isla Gonzalo is a subantarctic island, uninhabited except for a weather and research station operated by the Chilean Navy. With an area of 38 ha it is the second largest (the largest being Isla Bartolomé) of the Chilean Diego Ramírez Archipelago, lying in the Drake Passage between the continents of South America and Antarctica. It is an important breeding site for black-browed (over 6000 pairs) and grey-headed (over 4000 pairs) albatrosses, as well as for southern giant petrels.
- List of islands of Chile
- List of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic islands
- List of fjords, channels, sounds and straits of Chile
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- Islands of Chile @ United Nations Environment Programme
- World island information @ WorldIslandInfo.com
- South America Island High Points above 1000 meters
- United States Hydrographic Office, South America Pilot (1916)
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