Redina Island

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Redina Island
Redina Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Redina Island
Redina Island
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°21′16″S 59°41′02″W / 62.35444°S 59.68389°W / -62.35444; -59.68389
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population 0
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Redina Island (Bulgarian: остров Редина, ‘Ostrov Redina’ \'os-trov 're-di-na\) is the ice-free island in the Onogur group off the northwest coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica extending 280 m in east-west direction and 130 m wide. It is separated from Robert Island by a 20 m wide passage.

The island is named after the settlement of Redina in Western Bulgaria.


Redina Island is located at 62°21′16″S 59°41′02″W / 62.35444°S 59.68389°W / -62.35444; -59.68389, which is 1.22 km north of Misnomer Point and 760 m southwest of Shipot Point. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.



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