Alepu Rocks

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Alepu Rocks
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Alepu Rocks is located in Antarctica
Alepu Rocks
Alepu Rocks
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°23′04″S 59°20′37″W / 62.38444°S 59.34361°W / -62.38444; -59.34361Coordinates: 62°23′04″S 59°20′37″W / 62.38444°S 59.34361°W / -62.38444; -59.34361
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Alepu Rocks (Bulgarian: скали Алепу, ‘Skali Alepu’ \ska-'li a-le-'pu\) is the group of rocks off the east coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, situated in an area with a diameter of 380 m (416 yd).

The rocks are named after the seaside locality of Alepu in Southeastern Bulgaria.


Alepu Rocks are centred at 62°23′04″S 59°20′37″W / 62.38444°S 59.34361°W / -62.38444; -59.34361, which is 330 m (361 yd) north-northeast of Kitchen Point and 1.36 km (0.85 mi) southeast of Perelik Point. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian in 2009.

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