South Shetland Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointMount Foster (2105 m/6906 ft)
Area3,568 sq km / 1,378 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent259 km / 161 mi North-South
455 km / 283 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long62° 5' S; 58° 19' W
Map LinkMicrosoft Bing Map

Search Engines - search the web for "South Shetland Islands":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search
Map of South Shetland Islands
Click on red triangle icons for links to other ranges.

Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
Click Here for a Full Screen Map

Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the South Shetland Islands.
Antarctic PeninsulaLevel 3 (Parent)
         South Orkney IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         South Shetland IslandsLevel 4
         Antarctic Peninsula Tip IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Palmer ArchipelagoLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Adelaide-Biscoe IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Graham LandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Alexander IslandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Palmer LandLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the South Shetland Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Mount Foster21056906 
2.Mount Irving19506398 
3.Mount Friesland17005577 
4.Lyaskovets Peak14504757 
5.Helmet Peak10403412 
6.Mount Pendragon9733192 
7.Mount Jubilee7342408 
8.Rose Peak6552149 
9.Rea Peak5901936 
10.Mount Pond5811906 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

This page has been served 2445 times since 2004-11-01.

Copyright © 1987-2018 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service