Priboy Rocks

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Priboy Rocks
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°22′05″S 59°21′50″W / 62.36806°S 59.36389°W / -62.36806; -59.36389
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Priboy Rocks (Bulgarian: скали Прибой, ‘Skali Priboy’ \ska-'li pri-'boy\) is the group of rocks off the east coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, extending 1.65 km (1.03 mi) in east-west direction and 1.2 km (0.75 mi) in north-south direction.

The rocks are named after the settlement of Priboy in Western Bulgaria.


Priboy Rocks are centred at 62°22′05″S 59°21′50″W / 62.36806°S 59.36389°W / -62.36806; -59.36389, which is 750 m (820 yd) east of Smirnenski Point, 1.45 km (0.90 mi) south-southwest of Salient Rock and 850 m (930 yd) north of Perelik Point. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian in 2009.

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