Milev Rocks

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Milev Rocks
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Milev Rocks is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Milev Rocks
Milev Rocks
Location of Milev Rocks
Milev Rocks is located in Antarctica
Milev Rocks
Milev Rocks
Milev Rocks (Antarctica)
Coordinates62°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
ArchipelagoSouth Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

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.

See also[edit]


  • 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


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

Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.