Dragon Cove

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Location of Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Dragon Cove is a 550 m wide cove indenting for 600 m the northeast coast of Varna Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica entered between Sigritsa Point and Ficheto Point. Surmounted by Sayer Nunatak on the southwest. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The feature is named after the brig Dragon (Captain McFarlane) of Liverpool, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21.


The cove's midpoint is located at 62°28′07″S 60°07′16″W / 62.46861°S 60.12111°W / -62.46861; -60.12111 which is 2 km south-southeast of Williams Point, 2.8 km southwest of Meade Islands and 3.4 km northwest of Pomorie Point (British mapping in 1968, Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009).

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