Location of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands
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Beslen Island (Bulgarian: остров Беслен, ‘Ostrov Beslen’ \'os-trov 'bes-len\) is the rocky island off the north coast of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 240 m in east-west direction and 90 m wide.
The feature is named after the settlement of Beslen in Southwestern Bulgaria.
- South Shetland Islands: Smith and Low Islands. Scale 1:150000 topographic map No. 13677. British Antarctic Survey, 2009.
- Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.
- Beslen Island. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.
- Bulgarian Antarctic Gazetteer. Antarctic Place-names Commission. (details in Bulgarian, basic data in English)
This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.
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