Contest #275 answer: Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island), South Atlantic Ocean

Bouvet Island was discovered on 1 Januari 1739 and no one was able to set a foot on this island until 1825.
After its discoverer by Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, it was given two other names (Lindsay Island and Liverpool Island) until finally it became a Norwegian dependency under the name of its original discoverer.

It is considered the most remote island in the world.

Nowadays it houses an unmanned weather station.

There is a rather intriguing story about this island and an abandoned whaler found there. You can read here all about it. (Thanks Steve)

Those who managed to climb ashore

  • hhgygy
  • Cloudspotter
  • Walter_V_R
  • Steve Hoge
  • Paul Voestermans
  • steve willis
  • Lelie
  • Farceur
  • Felix Bossert
  • Chris Nason
  • mccrumplair
  • rob de wolff
  • Keith M

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  • Paul Franson
  • Sarah G.
  • Mik
  • Sasha Smith
  • Rosella
  • steven simmons
  • ACG
  • krenek
  • Adam Macer
  • mehmet durmus
  • aldabra