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Chakarov Island
Chakarov Island is located in Antarctica
Chakarov Island
Chakarov Island
Location in Antarctica
Chakarov Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Chakarov Island
Chakarov Island
Location in Antarctic Peninsula
Location of Chakarov Island
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°26′42″S 67°07′43″W / 66.44500°S 67.12861°W / -66.44500; -67.12861
Archipelago Biscoe Islands
Area 92 ha (230 acres)
Length 2.18 km (1.355 mi)
Width 600 m (2,000 ft)
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population uninhabited

Chakarov Island (Bulgarian: Чакъров остров) is the ice-covered island 2.18 km long in southwest–northeast direction and 600 m wide in the Barcroft group of Biscoe Islands. Its surface area is 92 ha.

The feature is named after Danail Chakarov, Director of the International and EU Law Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria responsible for Antarctica and member of the Antarctic Place-names Commission since 2013.


Chakarov Island is located at 66°26′42″S 67°07′43″W / 66.44500°S 67.12861°W / -66.44500; -67.12861, which is 2.85 km southwest of Irving Island, 700 m north of Bedford Island, 5.35 km southeast of Belding Island and 4.7 km south of Watkins Island. British mapping in 1976.


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