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Dinea Island
Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands
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Location of Dinea Island
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°26′40″S 59°55′09″W / 62.44444°S 59.91917°W / -62.44444; -59.91917
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population 0

Dinea Island (Bulgarian: остров Динея) is the flat rocky island off the north coast of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 290 m in north-northwest to south-southeast direction and 130 m wide. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The island is named after the ancient Roman fortress of Dinea in Northeastern Bulgaria.


Dinea Island is located at 62°26′40″S 59°55′09″W / 62.44444°S 59.91917°W / -62.44444; -59.91917, which is 1.35 km west-northwest of Aprilov Point, 840 m east-northeast of Miletich Point, 880 m east of Kabile Island and 2 km southwest of Ongley Island. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.


  • 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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