Belchin Rock

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Belchin Rock
Location of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Belchin Rock is located in Antarctica
Belchin Rock
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°31′37″S 60°24′26″W / 62.52694°S 60.40722°W / -62.52694; -60.40722Coordinates: 62°31′37″S 60°24′26″W / 62.52694°S 60.40722°W / -62.52694; -60.40722
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.

Belchin Rock (Bulgarian: скала Белчин, ‘Skala Belchin’ ska-'la bel-'chin) is a rock off the north coast of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated in Hero Bay 2.2 km (1.4 mi) northeast of Siddins Point and 2 km (1.2 mi) north of Melta Point.

The rock is named after the settlement of Belchin in western Bulgaria.


Belchin Rock is located at 62°31′37″S 60°24′26″W / 62.52694°S 60.40722°W / -62.52694; -60.40722. Bulgarian mapping in 2009 and 2010.

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