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Tyulen Island
Tyulen Island is located in Antarctica
Tyulen Island
Tyulen Island
Location in Antarctica
Tyulen Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Tyulen Island
Tyulen Island
Location in Antarctic Peninsula
Location of Tyulen Island
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 65°01′03″S 64°07′05″W / 65.01750°S 64.11806°W / -65.01750; -64.11806
Archipelago Wilhelm Archipelago
Area 26.78 ha (66.2 acres)
Length 1 km (0.6 mi)
Width 530 m (1,740 ft)
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population uninhabited

Tyulen Island (Bulgarian: остров Тюлен) is the mostly ice-covered island 1 km long in west-southwest to east-northeast direction and 530 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Its surface area is 26.78 ha.

The feature is so named because of its shape supposedly resembling a fur seal, 'tyulen' being the Bulgarian for 'seal', and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.


Tyulen Island is located at 65°01′03″S 64°07′05″W / 65.01750°S 64.11806°W / -65.01750; -64.11806, which is 3.2 km southwest of Kalmar Island, 1.4 km northwest of Meduza Island and 135 m northeast of Lamantin Island. British mapping in 2001.


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