Bouvet Island


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Bou·vet Island

 (bo͞o′vā)
A Norwegian dependency in the southern Atlantic Ocean near the Antarctic Circle south-southwest of the Cape of Good Hope.
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Noun1.Bouvet Island - an island belonging to Norway in the South Atlantic near the Antarctic Circle
South Atlantic - that part of the Atlantic Ocean to the south of the equator
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In the Antarctic, Bouvet Island became Norwegian in 1928, Peter I Island in 1933, and Queen Maud Land in 1939 (Skagestad, 1975; Barr, 1987).
A bottle message was reported found on desolate Bouvet Island, 1,600 miles southwest of the Cape of Good Hope and not far from Kobenhavn's track.
Upon completion of breeding activities, they begin their 2500 km swimming journey to Bouvet Island, South West of Cape Town in late spring/early summer.