Bogomil Cove

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Location of Rugged Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of Livingston Island and Smith Island.

Bogomil Cove (Bulgarian: залив Богомил, ‘Zaliv Bogomil’ \'za-liv bo-go-'mil\) is a 970 m wide cove indenting for 770 m the west coast of Rugged Island off the west coast of Byers Peninsula of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. It is entered north of Kokalyane Point and south of Ugain Point.

The cove is named after the Bulgarian religious reformer Pop (Priest) Bogomil (10th Century AD).


Bogomil Cove is located at 62°37′56″S 61°17′30″W / 62.63222°S 61.29167°W / -62.63222; -61.29167Coordinates: 62°37′56″S 61°17′30″W / 62.63222°S 61.29167°W / -62.63222; -61.29167. British mapping in 1968, Spanish in 1993 and Bulgarian in 2009.



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