The French Southern and Antarctic Lands is an Overseas Territory of France. It consists of:Adélie Land, the French claim on the continent of Antarctica. Crozet Islands, a group in the southern Indian Ocean, south of Madagascar. Kerguelen Islands, a group of volcanic islands in the southern Indian Ocean, southeast of Africa, approximately equidistant between Africa, Antarctica and Australia. Saint Paul and Amsterdam Islands, a group to the north of the Kerguelen Islands. The Scattered Islands, a dispersed group of islands around the coast of Madagascar.