Churicheni Island facts for kids
Location of Robert Island in the Shetland Islands
Location of Churicheni Island
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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.
Churicheni Island is located at, 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.
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