Alabak Island facts for kids
Location of Graham Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula
Location in Antarctica
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Alabak Island (Bulgarian: остров Алабак) is the mostly ice-covered hilly island in Barilari Bay on Graham Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica extending 1.35 km in east-west direction, 670 m wide, and ending in Huitfeldt Point to the east. It is separated from the east coast of Velingrad Peninsula by a 500 m wide passage formed as a result of glacier retreat in the last decade of 20th century.
The island is named after Alabak Ridge in Southern Bulgaria.
Alabak Island is located 4.74 km southeast of Vorweg Point, and 11.15 km southwest of Duyvis Point on Felipe Solo (Obligado) Peninsula. British mapping in 1971.
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