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Scott Island

Scott Island is a small uninhabited island of volcanic origin in the Southern Ocean. It is 370 metres long and 180 m wide covering an area of 0.4 kmē, with the highest elevation being Haggits Pillar at 63 m. It was discovered and landed upon in 1902.

It is part of the Ross Dependency, claimed by New Zealand (see claims on Antarctica).

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