Bouvetøya (tidligere Liverpool Island) er en øy i Søratlanteren på 54°25′ S 3°21′ Ø som er under norsk suverenitet som biland. Ettersom Antarktis regnes sør for 60°S tilhører Bouvetøya ikke denne verdensdelen (og er ikke omfattet av Antarktis-traktaten), men kanskje heller Afrika som ligger i underkant av 2 000 km lenger nord.
Bouvet Island is an uninhabited sub-antarctic volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean, south-southwest of the Cape of Good Hope (► South Africa). It is a dependent area of Norway and is not subject to the ► Antarctic Treaty, as it is north of the latitude below which claims are suspended.
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