Beslen Island

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Beslen Island
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Location of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Beslen Island is located in Antarctica
Beslen Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 63°13′18″S 62°10′57″W / 63.22167°S 62.18250°W / -63.22167; -62.18250Coordinates: 63°13′18″S 62°10′57″W / 63.22167°S 62.18250°W / -63.22167; -62.18250
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Country
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Beslen Island (Bulgarian: остров Беслен, ‘Ostrov Beslen’ \'os-trov 'bes-len\) is the rocky island off the north coast of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 240 m in east-west direction and 90 m wide.

The feature is named after the settlement of Beslen in Southwestern Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Beslen Island is located at 63°13′18″S 62°10′57″W / 63.22167°S 62.18250°W / -63.22167; -62.18250, which is 1.67 km northeast of Cape Wallace and 840 m north of Prisad Island. British mapping in 2009.

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References[edit]

This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.