Parvomay Neck

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Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Parvomay Neck from Livingston Island, with McFarlane Strait in the foreground and Robert Island in the background.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Parvomay Neck (Bulgarian: Първомайски провлак, ‘Parvomayski Provlak’ \p&r-vo-'may-ski 'pro-vlak\) is the 5 km long and 1.55 to 3.5 km wide ice-covered neck between Discovery Bay to the northeast and Shopski Cove and Yankee Harbour to the southwest, linking the northwestern and southeastern parts of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

The feature is named after the town of Parvomay in southern Bulgaria.


Parvomay Neck is located at 62°30′30″S 59°45′30″W / 62.50833°S 59.75833°W / -62.50833; -59.75833Coordinates: 62°30′30″S 59°45′30″W / 62.50833°S 59.75833°W / -62.50833; -59.75833. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.



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