Pogledets Island

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Pogledets Island
Varna-Peninsula-location-map.png
Location of Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°27′39.7″S 60°09′30″W / 62.461028°S 60.15833°W / -62.461028; -60.15833
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Country
Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Pogledets Island (Bulgarian: остров Погледец, ‘Ostrov Pogledets’ \'os-trov 'po-gle-dets\) 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.

Location[edit]

Pogledets Island is located at 62°27′39.7″S 60°09′30″W / 62.461028°S 60.15833°W / -62.461028; -60.15833, which is 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.

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