Buchino Rocks

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Buchino Rocks
Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°23′25″S 59°53′13″W / 62.39028°S 59.88694°W / -62.39028; -59.88694
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population 0
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Buchino Rocks (Bulgarian: скали Бучино, ‘Skali Buchino’ ska-'li 'bu-chi-no) is a group of rocks off the north coast of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated 1.5 km (0.93 mi) northwest of Stoker Island, 1.6 km (0.99 mi) southeast of Romeo Island and 1.9 km (1.2 mi) north-northwest of Tvarditsa Rocks.

The rocks are named after the settlements of Buchino, and Golemo (Great) Buchino and Malo (Little) Buchino in western Bulgaria.


Buchino Rocks are located at 62°23′25″S 59°53′13″W / 62.39028°S 59.88694°W / -62.39028; -59.88694. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.

See also[edit]


L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4


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