Todorova Island facts for kids
|Area||30 ha (74 acres)|
|Length||750 m (2,460 ft)|
|Width||635 m (2,083 ft)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Todorova Island (Bulgarian: остров Тодорова) is the triangular ice-covered island extending 1 km in southwest–northeast direction and 450 m in southeast–northwest direction, separated from the southwest coast of Belding Island in Biscoe Islands by a 1.2 km long passage narrowing to 80 m at points. Its surface area is 26.2 ha. The feature was formed as a result of the retreat of Belding Island's ice cap in 2011–2012.
The island is named after Katya Todorova, Deputy Foreign Minister responsible for Antarctica and member of the Antarctic Place-names Commission (2001–2005), participant in the Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition during the 2002/03 season.
Todorova Island is located at Coordinates: , which is 4.2 km southwest of Yaglou Point and 3 km northeast of Decazes Island.
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