Dinea Island

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Dinea Island
Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°26′40″S 59°55′09″W / 62.44444°S 59.91917°W / -62.44444; -59.91917
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Dinea Island (Bulgarian: остров Динея, ‘Ostrov Dinea’ \'os-trov di-'ne-ya\) is the flat rocky island off the north coast of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 290 m in north-northwest to south-southeast direction and 130 m wide. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The island is named after the ancient Roman fortress of Dinea in Northeastern Bulgaria.


Dinea Island is located at 62°26′40″S 59°55′09″W / 62.44444°S 59.91917°W / -62.44444; -59.91917, which is 1.35 km west-northwest of Aprilov Point, 840 m east-northeast of Miletich Point, 880 m east of Kabile Island and 2 km southwest of Ongley Island. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.



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