Pasarel Island

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Pasarel Island
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.
Location of Aitcho Islands in the South Shetland Islands.
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°23′50″S 59°46′30″W / 62.39722°S 59.77500°W / -62.39722; -59.77500
Archipelago Aitcho group
Length 0.45 km (0.28 mi)
Width 0.26 km (0.162 mi)
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Pasarel Island (Bulgarian: остров Пасарел, ‘Ostrov Pasarel’ \'os-trov pa-sa-'rel\) is an ice-free island in the Aitcho group on the west side of English Strait in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The island is situated 900 m (980 yd) northwest of Barrientos Island, 1.35 km (0.84 mi) northeast of Sierra Island and 650 m (710 yd) southeast of Emeline Island. Extending 450 by 260 m (490 by 280 yd). The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

Named after the settlement of Dolni (Lower) Pasarel in western Bulgaria.


Pasarel Island is located at 62°23′50″S 59°46′30″W / 62.39722°S 59.77500°W / -62.39722; -59.77500. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.

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