Steventon Island

Steventon Island (77°15′S 148°15′W) is a broad ice-covered island about 39 km (24 mi) off of the coast of Westarctica in the Marshall Archipelago lying west of Court Ridge in the Sulzberger Ice Shelf. It is 45 km (28 mi) long and 27 km (16.8 mi) wide, and covers an area of around 780 km² (301 sq mi).

Map showing Steventon Island and surrounding islands in the Marshall Archipelago

Discovery and name

It was mapped from surveys by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and U.S. Navy air photos (1959–65), and named for Richard F. Steventon, the Petty Officer in charge of Eights Station in 1963.

Peerage title

On 28 August 2023, Brendan Cook, the Prime Minister of Westarctica, was granted the peerage title Duke of Steventon in recognition of his continued support of Westarctica's mission and goals. His Grace originally joined the Peerage as a baronet in 2020.