Perivol Rock

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Perivol Rock
Location of Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands
Perivol Rock is located in Antarctica
Perivol Rock
Perivol Rock
Location in Antarctica
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)
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

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.


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.



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