Prisad Island

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Prisad Island
Location of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 63°13′55″S 62°10′38″W / 63.23194°S 62.17722°W / -63.23194; -62.17722
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Prisad Island (Bulgarian: остров Присад, ‘Ostrov Prisad’ \'os-trov 'pri-sad\) is the rocky island off the north coast of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 640 m in southwest-northeast direction and 520 m wide. It is separated from Limets Peninsula by a 60 m wide passage.

The feature is named after the settlements of Prisad in Northeastern and Southeastern Bulgaria. And the one in Macedonia


Prisad Island is located at 63°13′55″S 62°10′38″W / 63.23194°S 62.17722°W / -63.23194; -62.17722, which is 1.44 km east of Cape Wallace. British mapping in 2009.



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