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Pasarel Island
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Location of Aitcho Islands in the South Shetland Islands.
Geography
Location Antarctica
Archipelago Aitcho group
Length 0.45 km (0.28 mi)
Width 0.26 km (0.162 mi)
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Pasarel Island (Bulgarian: остров Пасарел) is an ice-free island in the Aitcho group on the west side of English Strait in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The island is situated 900 m (980 yd) northwest of Barrientos Island, 1.35 km (0.84 mi) northeast of Sierra Island and 650 m (710 yd) southeast of Emeline Island. Extending 450 by 260 m (490 by 280 yd). The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

Named after the settlement of Dolni (Lower) Pasarel in western Bulgaria.

Location

Pasarel Island is located at 62°23′50″S 59°46′30″W / 62.39722°S 59.77500°W / -62.39722; -59.77500. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.

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