Rila Point

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Location of Burgas Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Rila Point from Kuzman Knoll.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Rila Point (Nos Rila \'nos 'ri-la\) is a low, ice-free point on the south coast of Moon Bay, projecting 330 m west-northwestwards from Burgas Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, and forming the east side of the entrance to Bruix Cove. The point is named after Rila Mountain, Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

The spit is located at 62°37′12.5″S 59°58′20.5″W / 62.620139°S 59.972361°W / -62.620139; -59.972361Coordinates: 62°37′12.5″S 59°58′20.5″W / 62.620139°S 59.972361°W / -62.620139; -59.972361, which is 3.2 km northwest of Delchev Peak, 1.93 km east of Yana Point, 9 km south of Edinburgh Hill, 3.51 km southwest of Half Moon Island and 8.61 km west of Renier Point.

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