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An overhead view of Antarctica with Ross Island in red.

Ross Island is an island on Earth formed by three volcanoes in the Ross Sea by Antarctica, off of the coast of Victoria Land in McMurdo Sound. It is home to two volcanoes, Mount Terror and Mount Erebus, with the latter being the southernmost volcano on Earth.[1]


Historically, Ross Island has been a part of the Sub-Antarctic Islands and overseen by New Zealand.

Human-Covenant WarEdit

Main article: Battle of Ross Island

Ross Island was the location of a fierce battle between UNSC and Covenant forces during the Battle of Earth. There, three Spartan-IIs from the Blue Team destroyed a Covenant excavation.[2]


  1. Wikipedia - Ross Island
  2. Halo: Ghosts of Onyx - Chapter 23, Page 203 ("They had then been dispatched to Mount Erebus in the Antarctic where they neutralized a Covenant excavation with a HAVOK tactical nuke.")
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