Pordim Islands

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Pordim Islands
Pordim Islands is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Pordim Islands
Pordim Islands
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°18′41″S 59°39′33″W / 62.31139°S 59.65917°W / -62.31139; -59.65917
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Area 10 ha (25 acres)[1]
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population 0
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Pordim Islands (Bulgarian: острови Пордим, ‘Ostrovi Pordim’ 'os-tro-vi 'por-dim) are two adjacent islands situated 870 m (950 yd) east-northeast of Heywood Island and 2.1 km (1.3 mi) northwest of Catharina Point on Robert Island, South Shetland Islands. Extending 960 m (1,050 yd) in east-southeast to west-northwest direction. The larger islet has a surface area of 10 hectares (25 acres).[1] Bulgarian early early mapping in 2009. Named after the town of Pordim in northern Bulgaria.

Coordinates: 62°18′41″S 59°39′33″W / 62.31139°S 59.65917°W / -62.31139; -59.65917

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  1. ^ a b L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4

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