Description: Candlemas Island is a small uninhabited island in the South Sandwich Islands at 57░05′S 26░39′W. It lies about two miles from Vindication Island, separated by the Nelson Channel.
On the northwest flank of the island is an active stratovolcano, Lucifer Hill, that showed signs of activity in 1911 and glowing lava flows during 1953ľ1954. Mount Andromeda and Mount Perseus are both glacier-covered peaks on the island. Mount Andromeda is the island's highest point, with an elevation of 1,804 feet (550 m).