Alepu Rocks

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Alepu Rocks
Robert-Island-location-map.png
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Alepu Rocks is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Alepu Rocks
Alepu Rocks
Location of Alepu Rocks
Alepu Rocks is located in Antarctica
Alepu Rocks
Alepu Rocks
Alepu Rocks (Antarctica)
Geography
LocationAntarctica
Coordinates62°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
ArchipelagoSouth Shetland Islands
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

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.

Location[edit]

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.

See also[edit]

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

References[edit]


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

Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.