Graovo Rocks

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Graovo Rocks
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Graovo Rocks is located in Antarctica
Graovo Rocks
Graovo Rocks
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°19′31″S 59°30′22″W / 62.32528°S 59.50611°W / -62.32528; -59.50611Coordinates: 62°19′31″S 59°30′22″W / 62.32528°S 59.50611°W / -62.32528; -59.50611
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Graovo Rocks (Bulgarian: скали Граово, ‘Skali Graovo’ \ska-'li 'gra-o-vo\) is the group of rocks off the north coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, situated east of Lientur Rocks and southwest of Liberty Rocks, and extending 1.75 km (1.09 mi) in north-south direction and 750 m (820 yd) in east-west direction.

The rocks are named after the Graovo region in Western Bulgaria.


Graovo Rocks are centred at 62°19′31″S 59°30′22″W / 62.32528°S 59.50611°W / -62.32528; -59.50611, which is 1.51 km (0.94 mi) north-northeast of Newell Point. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian in 2009.

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