Priboy Rocks

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Priboy Rocks
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Priboy Rocks is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Priboy Rocks
Priboy Rocks
Location of Priboy Rocks
Priboy Rocks is located in Antarctica
Priboy Rocks
Priboy Rocks
Priboy Rocks (Antarctica)
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
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population uninhabited

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.

Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.