Sala y Gomez

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sala y Gomez

 

a group of three small rocky volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean (26°28′ S lat., 105°28′ W long.). The islands belong to Chile. Composed of basalts, they are covered with low-growing shrubs. The highest elevation is 30m.

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Biology of the Nazca and Sala y Gomez submarine ridges, an outpost of the Indo-West Pacific fauna in the Eastern Pacific Ocean: composition and distribution of the fauna, its communities and history.
Geochronology and petrochemistry of Easter and Salas y Gomez islands; implications for the origin of the Sala y Gomez Ridge.