Part of South Africa’s Western Cape Province, the archipelago is 1750 kilometers southeast of Port Elizabeth and a little less than half way to Antarctica. The Antarctic Circumpolar Current hits the islands and the Roaring Forties make life on the archipelago difficult –gale force winds are common on 150 days a year. Slightly more than 100 years had to pass between Prince Edward Island and Marion Island first having been seen by Dutch in the mid-17th century and the next visits by famous French and English expeditions. View more
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