Boatin Island

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Boatin Island
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Boatin Island is located in Antarctica
Boatin Island
Boatin Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°20′32.7″S 59°38′55″W / 62.342417°S 59.64861°W / -62.342417; -59.64861Coordinates: 62°20′32.7″S 59°38′55″W / 62.342417°S 59.64861°W / -62.342417; -59.64861
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Boatin Island (Bulgarian: остров Боатин, ‘Ostrov Boatin’ \'os-trov bo-a-'tin\) is the rocky island off the northwest coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 740 m in north-south direction and 150 m wide. It ends in the T-shaped 250 m wide Hammer Point to the north, and connected to Robert Island to the south by a 250 m long moraine tombolo. The feature was formed as a result of the retreat of Robert Island’s ice cap during the first decade of 21st century. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.


Boatin Island lies between Clothier Harbour and Nevestino Cove at 62°20′32.7″S 59°38′55″W / 62.342417°S 59.64861°W / -62.342417; -59.64861.



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