Patresh Rock

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Patresh Rock
Robert-Island-location-map.png
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Patresh Rock is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Patresh Rock
Patresh Rock
Location of Patresh Rock
Patresh Rock is located in Antarctica
Patresh Rock
Patresh Rock
Location of Patresh Rock
Geography
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
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

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.

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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.

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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.