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Pisanitsa Island
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Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands
Geography
Location Antarctica
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Pisanitsa Island (Bulgarian: остров Писаница) is the rocky island in the Meade group off Archar Peninsula, the northwest extremity of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 270 m in southwest-northeast direction and 60 m wide. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The island is named after the settlement of Pisanitsa in Southern Bulgaria.

Location

Pisanitsa Island is located 1.26 km west by north of Duff Point, 120 m northeast of Cave Island and 3.6 km southeast of Pyramid Island. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian mapping in 2009.

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