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Alcheh Island
Alcheh Island is located in Antarctica
Alcheh Island
Alcheh Island
Location in Antarctica
Alcheh Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Alcheh Island
Alcheh Island
Location in Antarctic Peninsula
Location of Alcheh Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°24′47″S 67°05′30″W / 66.41306°S 67.09167°W / -66.41306; -67.09167
Archipelago Biscoe Islands
Area 21.72 ha (53.7 acres)
Length 900 m (3,000 ft)
Width 340 m (1,120 ft)
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population uninhabited


Alcheh Island (Bulgarian: остров Алшех) is the ice-covered island in the Barcroft group of Biscoe Islands in Antarctica 900 m long in south-southwest to north-northeast direction and 340 m wide. Its surface area is 21.72 ha.

The feature is named after the Bulgarian Argentine architect Deiana Alcheh for her support for the infrastructure development of the Bulgarian Antarctic base.

Location

Alcheh Island is centred at 66°24′47″S 67°05′30″W / 66.41306°S 67.09167°W / -66.41306; -67.09167, which is 1.95 km southeast of Watkins Island, 305 m west of Irving Island and 500 m east of St. Brigid Island. British mapping in 1976.

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