Middle Island, Tristan da Cunha

Middle Island is a small, uninhabited island in the South Atlantic Ocean, part of the Nightingale Islands. It is governed as part of Tristan da Cunha, an archipelago that is part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. The island is part of the Nightingale Islands group Important Bird Area (IBA), identified as such by BirdLife International as a breeding site for seabirds and endemic landbirds.[1] It is also known as Alex Island.

Map of Tristan da Cunha, showing Middle Island
Middle Island is located in Atlantic Ocean
Middle Island
Middle Island
Location of Middle Island in the Atlantic Ocean


  1. ^ "Nightingale Island group". Important Bird Areas factsheet. BirdLife International. 2012. Retrieved 26 October 2012.

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Coordinates: 37°24′40″S 12°28′46″W / 37.41111°S 12.47944°W / -37.41111; -12.47944