Dinea Island facts for kids
Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands
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Location of Dinea Island
|Coordinates||62°26′40″S 59°55′09″W / 62.44444°S 59.91917°W|
|Archipelago||South Shetland Islands|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
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, 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.
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