Bodloperka Island facts for kids
Location of Bodloperka Island
|Area||22.43 ha (55.4 acres)|
|Length||688 m (2,257 ft)|
|Width||473 m (1,552 ft)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Bodloperka Island (Bulgarian: остров Бодлоперка) is the partly ice-free island 688 m long in south-southwest to north-northeast direction and 473 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Its surface area is 22.43 ha.
The feature is so named because of its shape supposedly resembling an emperor angelfish ('bodloperka' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
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