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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Bouvet Island, for example, lies 4,430 km from Heard Island, but they share 30 percent of their moss species, 29 percent of their liverworts, and 32 percent of their lichens.
The two places that still evade him are Bouvet Island, off South Africa, and the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.