those undersea ridges

this is all from wikipedia

islands  on the mid-atlantic ridge

The islands, from north to south, with their respective highest peaks and location, are:

Northern Hemisphere (North Atlantic Ridge):

  1. Jan Mayen (Beerenberg, 2277 m (at 71° 06′ N, 08° 12′ W), in the Arctic Ocean
  2. Iceland (Hvannadalshnúkur in the Vatnajökull, 2109.6 m (at 64° 01′ N, 16° 41′ W), through which the ridge runs
  3. Azores (Ponta do Pico or Pico Alto, on Pico Island, 2351 m, (at 38°28′0″N 28°24′0″W / 38.466667°N 28.4°W / 38.466667; -28.4)
  4. Bermuda (Town Hill, on Main Island, 76 m (at 32° 18′ N, 64° 47′ W) (Bermuda was formed on the ridge, but is now considerably west of it)
  5. Saint Peter and Paul Rocks (Southwest Rock, 22.5 m, at 00°55′08″N 29°20′35″W / 0.91889°N 29.34306°W / 0.91889; -29.34306)

Southern Hemisphere (South Atlantic Ridge):

  1. Ascension Island (The Peak, Green Mountain, 859 m, at 7° 59′ S, 14° 25′ W)
  2. Tristan da Cunha (Queen Mary’s Peak, 2062 m, at 37° 05′ S, 12° 17′ W)
  3. Gough Island (Edinburgh Peak, 909 m, at 40° 20′ S, 10° 00′ W)
  4. Bouvet Island (Olavtoppen, 780 m, at 54° 24′ S, 03° 21′ E)

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