Rogozen Island

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Rogozen Island
Rogozen Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Rogozen Island
Rogozen Island
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°19′54″S 59°42′00″W / 62.33167°S 59.70000°W / -62.33167; -59.70000
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Area 16 ha (40 acres)[1]
Length 0.76 km (0.472 mi)
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population 0
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Rogozen Island (Bulgarian: остров Рогозен, ‘Ostrov Rogozen’ 'os-trov 'ro-go-zen) is a conspicuous island off the northwest coast of Robert Island, South Shetland Islands situated 920 m (1,010 yd) north-northeast of Cornwall Island, 470 m (510 yd) south-southwest of Heywood Island, and 1.74 km (1.08 mi) northwest of Svetulka Island in the Onogur group. Extending 760 m (830 yd) in east-west direction and 260 m (280 yd) wide. Surface area 16 hectares (40 acres).[1]

Bulgarian early mapping in 2009. Named after the settlement of Rogozen in northwestern Bulgaria in connection with the Rogozen Thracian treasure.

Coordinates: 62°19′54″S 59°42′00″W / 62.33167°S 59.70000°W / -62.33167; -59.70000

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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.