Hanover Island is an island in the Patagonian Archipelago in Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region, Chile. Its area is 812 km². In popular fiction the island is featured in Jules Verne's book 'Two Years' Vacation'. The book tells the story of 15 boys from Auckland, New Zealand, who spent 2 years on this remote island as result of a storm, which cast their schooner upon the island's shore. There it is called "Chairman Island" after the name of the boys' boarding school.