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Bablon Island
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Location of Barison Peninsula on Graham Coast, Antarctic Peninsula
Bablon Island is located in Antarctica
Bablon Island
Bablon Island
Location in Antarctica
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 65°36′36″S 64°09′32″W / 65.61000°S 64.15889°W / -65.61000; -64.15889
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited


Bablon Island (Bulgarian: остров Баблон) is the ice-free island off the west coast of Barison Peninsula, Graham Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula extending 1.15 km in southeast-northwest direction and 400 m wide. It is lying on the west side of Macrobius Cove and separated from Eijkman Point to the south by a 220 m wide passage.

The feature is named after the settlement of Bablon in Southern Bulgaria.

Location

Bablon Island is located at 65°36′36″S 64°09′32″W / 65.61000°S 64.15889°W / -65.61000; -64.15889. British mapping in 1971.

Maps

  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 65 64. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1971.
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