Boatin Island

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 19286

Feature type:

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The rocky island off the NW coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 740 m in N-S direction and 150 m wide. Situated between Clothier Harbour and Nevestino Cove. Ending in the T-shaped 250 m wide Hammer Point to the N, and connected to Robert Island to the S by a 250 m long moraine tombolo. Formed as a result of the retreat of Robert Island"s ice cap during the first decade of 21st century. Named after the Boatin Nature Reserve in the Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria.

Location

Latitude:
62° 20' 32.7" S
-62.342°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
59° 38' 55.0" W
-59.649°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
16-Jul-2013

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Biodiversity
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