Gela Point

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

Gela Point (Nos Gela \'nos ge-'la\) is a point on the southeast coast of Rozhen Peninsula on Livingston Island, Antarctica formed by an offshoot of Yambol Peak. Situated on the coast of Bransfield Strait 5.1 km east-northeast of Botev Point, 700 m east-southeast of Yambol Peak, and 4.1 km west-southwest of Samuel Point. Formed as a result of recent retreat of the adjacent Prespa Glacier to the northeast. Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05. Named after the settlement of Gela in the central Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria.

Coordinates: 62°44′30″S 60°13′28″W / 62.74167°S 60.22444°W / -62.74167; -60.22444



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