Koynare Rocks

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Koynare Rocks
Location of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°29′33″S 60°20′27″W / 62.49250°S 60.34083°W / -62.49250; -60.34083
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population 0
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Koynare Rocks (Bulgarian: скали Койнаре, ‘Skali Koynare’ ska-'li koy-'na-re) are a small group of rocks in Hero Bay off the north coast Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated 7.5 km (4.66 mi) northeast of Siddins Point, 5.3 km (3.29 mi) northwest of Bezmer Point, and 1.4 km (0.87 mi) south of Miladinovi Islets. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The rocks are named after the town of Koynare in northwestern Bulgaria.


Koynare Rocks are located at 62°29′33″S 60°20′27″W / 62.49250°S 60.34083°W / -62.49250; -60.34083 (Bulgarian mapping in 2009).

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