Pogledets Island facts for kids
Location of Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands
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Pogledets Island (Bulgarian: остров Погледец) is the northernmost of Dunbar Islands off Varna Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. The feature is ice-free, crescent shaped facing southwest, and extending 200 m in north-south direction and 170 m in east-west direction. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.
The island is named after Pogledets Peak in Rila Mountain and its namesake in Stara Planina, Bulgaria.
Pogledets Island is located 860 m northeast of Zavala Island, 450 m northwest of Aspis Island and 1.45 km southwest of Williams Point, Livingston Island. British mapping in 1968 and 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, 2009. ISBN: 978-954-92032-6-4 (Second edition 2010, ISBN: 978-954-92032-9-5)
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