Goritsa Rocks

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Goritsa Rocks
Varna-Peninsula-location-map.png
Location of Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Goritsa Rocks is located in Antarctica
Goritsa Rocks
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°25′32″S 60°09′25″W / 62.42556°S 60.15694°W / -62.42556; -60.15694Coordinates: 62°25′32″S 60°09′25″W / 62.42556°S 60.15694°W / -62.42556; -60.15694
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Country
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Goritsa Rocks (Bulgarian: скали Горица, ‘Skali Goritsa’ \ska-'li go-'ri-tsa\) are the two contiguous rocks in Zed Islands off Varna Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 330 m in northwest-southeast direction and 70 m wide. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The rocks are named after the settlements of Goritsa in Northeastern and Southeastern Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Goritsa Rocks are centred at 62°25′32″S 60°09′25″W / 62.42556°S 60.15694°W / -62.42556; -60.15694 and situated 100 m east-northeast of Dlagnya Rocks and 2.82 km west-southwest of Pyramid Island. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian mapping in 2009.

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References[edit]

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