Voluyak Rocks

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Voluyak Rocks
Greenwich-Island-location-map.png
Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°26′02″S 59°58′22″W / 62.43389°S 59.97278°W / -62.43389; -59.97278
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Length 1.9 km (1.18 mi)
Country
Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Voluyak Rocks (Bulgarian: скали Волуяк, ‘Skali Voluyak’ ska-'li vo-'lu-yak) is a chain of rocks off the north coast of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated 400 m (440 yd) north of Pavlikeni Point. Extending 1.9 km (1.2 mi) in southeast-northwest direction.

The rocks are named after the settlement of Voluyak in western Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Voluyak Rocks are centred at 62°26′02″S 59°58′22″W / 62.43389°S 59.97278°W / -62.43389; -59.97278 (British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian in 2009).

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Map[edit]

L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4

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