Perivol Rock

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Perivol Rock
Snow-Island-location-map.png
Location of Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands
Perivol Rock is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Perivol Rock
Perivol Rock
Location of Perivol Rock
Perivol Rock is located in Antarctica
Perivol Rock
Perivol Rock
Location of Perivol Rock
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°42′02″S 61°20′52″W / 62.70056°S 61.34778°W / -62.70056; -61.34778Coordinates: 62°42′02″S 61°20′52″W / 62.70056°S 61.34778°W / -62.70056; -61.34778
Length 230 m (750 ft)
Width 170 m (560 ft)
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Perivol Rock (Bulgarian: скала Перивол, ‘Skala Perivol’ \ska-'la pe-ri-'vol\) is the rock off Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, extending 230 m in a southeast–northwest direction and 170 m wide.

The feature is named after the settlement of Perivol in western Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Perivol Rock is located 750 m northwest of Cape Timblón and 1.28 km north-northeast of Mezdra Point. British mapping in 1968, and Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009.

See also[edit]

Maps[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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.