Grod Island

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Grod Island
Robert-Island-location-map.png
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Grod Island is located in Antarctica
Grod Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
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
Administration
None
Demographics
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).

Location[edit]

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.

Maps[edit]

References[edit]

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