Grod Island

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Grod Island
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Grod Island is located in Antarctica
Grod Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°21′27″S 59°41′22″W / 62.35750°S 59.68944°W / -62.35750; -59.68944Coordinates: 62°21′27″S 59°41′22″W / 62.35750°S 59.68944°W / -62.35750; -59.68944
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.

Grod Island (Bulgarian: остров Грод, ‘Ostrov Grod’ \'os-trov 'grod\) is the southernmost island in the Onogur group off the northwest coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The feature is low and ice-free, extending 610 m in east-west direction and 200 m wide. It is separated from Robert Island by a 130 m wide passage.

The island is named after the Bulgar ruler Grod (6th century).


Grod Island is located 810 m north of Misnomer Point and 940 m southwest of Shipot Point. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian mapping in 2009.



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