Craggy Island (Livingston Island)
Location of Desolation Island in the South Shetland Islands
|Archipelago||South Shetland Islands|
|Area||9 ha (22 acres)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Craggy Island is a narrow island marked by crags, lying in Hero Bay, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica and forming the northeast side of Blythe Bay. Its surface area is 9 hectares (22 acres).) The area was frequented by early nineteenth century English and American sealers operating from Blythe Bay.
The feature was charted and named descriptively by the Discovery Investigations in 1935.
The island is centred at Desolation Island, 8.2 km (5.1 mi) west-southwest of Williams Point, 5.98 km (3.72 mi) northwest of Kotis Point, 6.5 km (4.0 mi) north-northwest of Bezmer Point, 2.2 km (1.4 mi) north by east of Wood Island, Livingston Island and 11.64 km (7.23 mi) northeast of Siddins Point (British mapping in 1821, 1935, 1948 and 1968, Argentine in 1954, Chilean in 1971, and Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009).which is 900 m (980 yd) east-southeast of
- Composite Antarctic Gazetteer
- List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S
- Territorial claims in Antarctica
- L.L. Ivanov et al. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich Island, South Shetland Islands. Scale 1:100000 topographic map. Sofia: Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria, 2005.
- 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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