northernmost and westernmost of the three main islands in the uninhabited Balleny
Islands group located in the Southern Ocean. It lies 8 kilometres (5.0 mi)
northwest of Buckle Island, some 115 kilometres (71 mi) north-northeast of
Belousov Point on the Antarctic mainland.
The island is roughly semi-oval in shape, with a long
straight east coast and a curved west coast meeting at Cape Scoresby in the
south and Cape Ellsworth in the north. The distance between these two capes is
11 kilometres (6.8 mi), and at