South Indian Ocean Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointBig Ben (2745 m/9006 ft)
CountriesFrench Southern Lands (91%), Heard and McDonald Islands (5%), South Africa (4%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area7,954 sq km / 3,071 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent6,293 km / 3,910 mi North-South
7,328 km / 4,553 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long49° 12' S; 69° 39' E
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Map of South Indian Ocean Islands
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Indian Ocean IslandsLevel 2 (Parent)
         North Indian Ocean IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mozambique ChannelLevel 3 (Sibling)
         MadagascarLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mascarene IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         South Indian Ocean IslandsLevel 3

Major Peaks of the South Indian Ocean Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Big Ben27459006 
2.Campbell Peak24157923 
3.Davis Dome2350+7710+ 
4.Grand Ross18506070 
5.Petit Ross17215646 
6.Mont Henri Rallier du Baty12624140 
7.Mascarin Peak12304035 
8.Jan Smuts Peak11863891 
9.Mont Marion-Dufresne1050+3445+ 
10.Le Dome10493442 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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