Talk:Islands of the Southern Ocean

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Regional structure[edit]

The Antarctic island and sub-Antarctic island pages have been merged, it appears unilaterally - this is a major change that should have had prior discussion. Better late than never so let's start that now.

The present structure corresponds to islands washed by the circumpolar current or Southern Ocean, so geographically it's tenable, but the criterion is travel. They're all remote fly specks on the map, for sure. My first impression is that the change is okay, but will wait for comment before fixing anything else - for example an iceberg is not an island. Grahamsands (talk) 09:59, 20 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]

I'm all for the new changes. The previous categorizations of the islands weren't accurate – HMI, TAAF and SGSSI were Antarctic islands categorized under Subantarctic islands purely because they were above the 60°S line. --SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta) 10:09, 20 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
The 60°S line is arbitrary the way 49°N across America is arbitrary, or 38°N across Korea, the traveller would do well to heed it. But the merger seems fine and I've tidied up. Grahamsands (talk) 22:01, 29 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks for the cleanup. --SHB2000 (talk | contribs | meta) 05:37, 1 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]