Patresh Rock

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Patresh Rock
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Patresh Rock is located in Antarctica
Patresh Rock
Patresh Rock
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°20′41″S 59°39′39″W / 62.34472°S 59.66083°W / -62.34472; -59.66083Coordinates: 62°20′41″S 59°39′39″W / 62.34472°S 59.66083°W / -62.34472; -59.66083
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.

Patresh Rock (Bulgarian: скала Патреш, ‘Skala Patresh’ \ska-'la 'pa-tresh\) is the rock in Clothier Harbour on the northwest coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 270 m in southeast-northwest direction and 40 m wide. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The rock is named after the settlement of Patresh in Northern Bulgaria.


Patresh Rock is located at 62°20′41″S 59°39′39″W / 62.34472°S 59.66083°W / -62.34472; -59.66083, which is 530 m southwest of Hammer Point and 780 m northeast of Shipot 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.