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Limoza Island
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D'Urville, Joinville and Dundee Islands (top to bottom)
Location Antarctica
Archipelago Joinville Island group
Length 470 m (1,540 ft)
Width 230 m (750 ft)
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population uninhabited

Limoza Island (Bulgarian: остров Лимоза, IPA: [ˈɔstrof liˈmɔzɐ]) is the rocky island off D'Urville Island in the Joinville Island group, Antarctica extending 470 m in west–east direction and 230 m wide.

The island is “named after the ocean fishing trawler Limoza of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas whose ships operated in the waters of South Georgia, Kerguelen, the South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula from 1970 to the early 1990s. The Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.”


Limoza Island is located at 62°59′40.6″S 56°16′27″W / 62.994611°S 56.27417°W / -62.994611; -56.27417Coordinates: 62°59′40.6″S 56°16′27″W / 62.994611°S 56.27417°W / -62.994611; -56.27417, which is 1.5 km north of the coast of D'Urville Island, 10.98 km east-southeast of Cape Juncal, 6.32 km southeast of Harris Rock, and 13.8 km west-northwest of the largest of Français Rocks. British mapping in 1973.


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