Maglizh Rocks

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Maglizh Rocks
Location of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands
Maglizh Rocks is located in Antarctica
Maglizh Rocks
Maglizh Rocks
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 63°01′06″S 62°38′11″W / 63.01833°S 62.63639°W / -63.01833; -62.63639Coordinates: 63°01′06″S 62°38′11″W / 63.01833°S 62.63639°W / -63.01833; -62.63639
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Area 10.6 ha (26 acres)
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Smith Island.

Maglizh Rocks (Bulgarian: Мъглижки скали, ‘Maglizhki Skali’ m&-'glizh-ki ska-'li) are a group of rocks off the northwest coast of Smith Island, South Shetland Islands. The two adjacent principal rocks extending 460 m (503 yd) in east-west direction and 140 m (153 yd) wide are situated 300 m (328 yd) north of Lista Point, with the third major one, 300 by 100 m, situated 320 m (350 yd) northwest of them. Combined surface area 10.6 hectares (26 acres).[1] Bulgarian early mapping in 2009. Named after the town of Maglizh in southern Bulgaria.

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  1. ^ L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4

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