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Chetwode Islands
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Chetwode Islands, Marlborough Sounds
Geography
Location Marlborough Region
Coordinates 40°54′S 174°04′E / 40.9°S 174.07°E / -40.9; 174.07
Total islands 4
Major islands 2
Area 3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Length 5 km (3.1 mi)
Width 1 km (0.6 mi)
Highest elevation 247 m (810 ft)
Administration
Demographics
Population 0


The Chetwode Islands are a group of islands near the Marlborough Sounds along the northern coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

The group consists of Nukuwaiata Island (to the southwest), rising to 247 m (810 ft), and Te Kakaho Island (highest elevation 179 m (587 ft)) to the northeast. The remaining islets are tiny in comparison. All 324 ha (800 acres) of the Chetwode Islands are a nature reserve.

The islands are named after Lieutenant Chetwode, acting commander of the Cruizer-class brig-sloop, HMS Pelorus in 1838.

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