Maglizh Rocks

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Maglizh Rocks
Location of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands
Maglizh Rocks is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Maglizh Rocks
Maglizh Rocks
Location of Maglizh Rocks
Maglizh Rocks is located in Antarctica
Maglizh Rocks
Maglizh Rocks
Maglizh Rocks (Antarctica)
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)
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

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.

Topographic map of Smith Island.