Bouvet Island (Norwegian: Bouvetøya,[1] previously spelled Bouvet-øya)[2] is an uninhabited subantarctic volcanic island and dependency of Norway located in the South Atlantic Ocean at 54°25.8′S 3°22.8′E.

It is the most remote island in the world, approximately 2,200 kilometers (1,400 mi) south-southwest of the coast of South Africa and approximately 1,700 kilometers (1,100 mi) north of the Princess Astrid Coast of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.


20th Century[]

The island was the site of Razorback Point Whaling Station until its inhabitants were killed in a conflict between Xenomorph and Yautja in 1904.

21st Century[]

A century later in 2004, the billionaire industrialist Charles Bishop Weyland organized an expedition to Bouvet Island to investigate the subterranean Pyramid detected by Weyland Industries Satellite PS12. The small thermonuclear explosion detected off the coast in 1979 is suspected to have been the result of Yautja activity in the area.



  1. "Forskrift om fredning av Bouvetøya med tilliggende territorialfarvann som naturreservat" (in Norwegian). Lovdata. Archived from the original on May 9, 2012. Retrieved on May 9, 2012.
  2. "Lov om Bouvet-øya, Peter I's øy og Dronning Maud Land m.m. (bilandsloven)" (in Norwegian). Lovdata. Archived from the original on August 29, 2011. Retrieved on August 29 ,2011.

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