Milev Rocks

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Milev Rocks
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Milev Rocks is located in Antarctica
Milev Rocks
Milev Rocks
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°18′46″S 59°32′54″W / 62.31278°S 59.54833°W / -62.31278; -59.54833Coordinates: 62°18′46″S 59°32′54″W / 62.31278°S 59.54833°W / -62.31278; -59.54833
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Milev Rocks (Bulgarian: Милеви скали, ‘Milevi Skali’ \'mi-le-vi ska-'li\) is the group of rocks off the north coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, situated east of Henfield Rock, south-southwest of Orsoya Rocks and southwest of Mellona Rocks, and extending 1.5 km (0.93 mi) in east-west direction and 600 m (656 yd) in north-south direction.

The rocks are named after the Bulgarian poet Geo Milev (pseudonym of Georgi Milyov Kasabov, 1895–1925).


Milev Rocks are centred at 62°18′46″S 59°32′54″W / 62.31278°S 59.54833°W / -62.31278; -59.54833, which is 3.06 km (1.90 mi) north-northwest of Newell Point. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian in 2009.

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