Hydra Cove

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Location of Varna Peninsula in the South Shetland Islands.

Hydra Cove is a small cove indenting for 200 m the northwest coast of Varna Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica and entered north of Gargoyle Bastion.

The feature is named after the Lernaean Hydra, a monster with nine heads slain by Hercules.


The cove is centred at 62°27′54″S 60°08′15″W / 62.46500°S 60.13750°W / -62.46500; -60.13750 which is 17.7 km northeast of Siddins Point and 1.42 km south of Williams Point (British mapping in 1968, and Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).