Osenovlag Island

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Osenovlag Island
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Osenovlag Island is located in Antarctica
Osenovlag Island
Osenovlag Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°20′54.6″S 59°40′25″W / 62.348500°S 59.67361°W / -62.348500; -59.67361Coordinates: 62°20′54.6″S 59°40′25″W / 62.348500°S 59.67361°W / -62.348500; -59.67361
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Osenovlag Island (Bulgarian: остров Осеновлаг, ‘Ostrov Osenovlag’ \'os-trov o-'se-no-vlag\) is the easternmost island in the Onogur group off the northwest coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The feature is rocky, extending 510 m in southeast-northwest direction and 130 m wide. It is separated from Shipot Point by a 90 m wide passage. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The island is named after the settlement of Osenovlag in Western Bulgaria.


Osenovlag Island is located at 62°20′54.6″S 59°40′25″W / 62.348500°S 59.67361°W / -62.348500; -59.67361, which is 3.55 km northeast of Fort William Point and 1.24 km southwest of Hammer Point. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian mapping in 2009.



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