Aytos Point

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Location of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Aytos Point
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Aytos Point (Nos Aytos \'nos 'ay-tos\) is a point on the coast of Bransfield Strait, Livingston Island, Antarctica formed by an offshoot of Christoff Cliff. The point was named after the Bulgarian town of Aytos.


Aytos Point is located at 62°42′23.5″S 60°02′59.5″W / 62.706528°S 60.049861°W / -62.706528; -60.049861Coordinates: 62°42′23.5″S 60°02′59.5″W / 62.706528°S 60.049861°W / -62.706528; -60.049861 which is 5.57 km east by north east of Samuel Point and 2.53 km southwest of M'Kean Point.

The point was mapped by the UK Directorate of Overseas Surveys in 1968, and by Bulgaria in 2005 and 2009.

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