Kaliman Island

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Kaliman Island
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Location of Kaliman Island
Kaliman Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Kaliman Island
Kaliman Island
Location of Kaliman Island
Kaliman Island is located in Antarctica
Kaliman Island
Kaliman Island
Kaliman Island (Antarctica)
Geography
LocationAntarctica
Coordinates62°37′31″S 60°39′44″W / 62.62528°S 60.66222°W / -62.62528; -60.66222
ArchipelagoSouth Shetland Islands
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Populationuninhabited

Kaliman Island (Bulgarian: остров Калиман, ‘Ostrov Kaliman’ \'os-trov ka-li-'man\) is the triangular, flat rocky island extending 250 m in south-southeast to north-northwest direction and 80 m wide in Walker Bay, Livingston Island in Antarctica. It is named after Czar Kaliman Asen of Bulgaria, 1241-1246 AD.

Location[edit]

Kaliman Island is located at 62°37′31″S 60°39′44″W / 62.62528°S 60.66222°W / -62.62528; -60.66222Coordinates: 62°37′31″S 60°39′44″W / 62.62528°S 60.66222°W / -62.62528; -60.66222, which is 3.9 km northwest of Hannah Point, 9.5 km northeast of Bond Point and 4.62 km south of Snow Peak, and connected to Livingston Island on the north by a 600 m long moraine tombolo. Formed as result of the retreat of Verila Glacier in the first decade of 21st century. Bulgarian mapping in 2009 and 2017.

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

Topographic map of Livingston Island and Smith Island.