Pasarel Island facts for kids
Location of Aitcho Islands in the South Shetland Islands.
Location of Pasarel Island
|Length||0.45 km (0.28 mi)|
|Width||0.26 km (0.162 mi)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
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.
Pasarel Island is located at. 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, 2010. ISBN: 978-954-92032-9-5 (First edition 2009. ISBN: 978-954-92032-6-4)
- L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Smith Island. Scale 1:100000 topographic map. Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2017. ISBN: 978-619-90008-3-0
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