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Beslen Island
Location of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands
Location Antarctica
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Beslen Island (Bulgarian: остров Беслен, IPA: [ˈɔstrov ˈbɛslɛn]) is the rocky island off the northwest extremity of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 240 m in east-west direction and 90 m wide.

The feature is named after the settlement of Beslen in Southwestern Bulgaria.


Beslen Island is located at 63°13′18″S 62°10′57″W / 63.22167°S 62.18250°W / -63.22167; -62.18250, which is 1.67 km northeast of Cape Wallace and 840 m north of Prisad Island. British mapping in 2009.


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