Young Island Volcano - John Seach


(Freeman Peak)
Balleny Islands, Antarctica

66.42 S, 162.45 E
summit elevation 1340 m

The volcano is a cone shaped and is located in the north of Young Island, Balleny Islands. The Balleny Islands are located off the coast of Victoria Land, Antarctica.

During the discovery of the island in 1939 by Balleny, there was smoke observed at Freeman Peak. This may have been fumaroles rather than an eruption.

Eruption of Young Island
Balleny noted smoke coming from Freeman Peak on 12th February 1839.

Young Island Volcano Eruptions