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Churicheni Island
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Location of Robert Island in the Shetland Islands
Churicheni Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Churicheni Island
Churicheni Island
Location in Antarctic Peninsula
Churicheni Island is located in Antarctica
Churicheni Island
Churicheni Island
Location in Antarctica
Location of Churicheni Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°21′02.5″S 59°40′33″W / 62.350694°S 59.67583°W / -62.350694; -59.67583
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population 0


Churicheni Island (Bulgarian: остров Чуричени) is the ice-free island in the Onogur group off the northwest coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica extending 230 m by 140 m. It is separated from Robert Island by a 100 m wide passage.

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

Location

Churicheni Island is located at 62°21′02.5″S 59°40′33″W / 62.350694°S 59.67583°W / -62.350694; -59.67583, which is 1.78 km north-northeast of Misnomer Point and 190 m west of Shipot Point. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian mapping in 2009.

Maps

  • L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN: 978-954-92032-6-4 (Second edition 2010, ISBN: 978-954-92032-9-5)
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