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Chukovezer Island
Chukovezer Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Chukovezer Island
Chukovezer Island
Location in Antarctic Peninsula
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°39′06″S 64°14′42″W / 64.65167°S 64.24500°W / -64.65167; -64.24500
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population 0

Chukovezer Island (Bulgarian: остров Чуковезер) is the rocky island lying 700 m (2,300 ft) off the northwest coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. The feature is 1.22 km (0.76 mi) long in southeast-northwest direction and 460 m (1,510 ft) wide.

The island is named after the settlement of Chukovezer in Western Bulgaria.


Chukovezer Island is located at 64°39′06″S 64°14′42″W / 64.65167°S 64.24500°W / -64.65167; -64.24500, 7.22 km (4.49 mi) north by east of Cape Monaco and 6.8 km (4.2 mi) south of Gerlache Point. British mapping in 1974.


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