Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands
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Rusokastro Rock (Bulgarian: скала Русокастро, ‘Skala Rusokastro’ ska-'la ru-so-'kas-tro) is a twin rock at the north entrance to McFarlane Strait in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica extending 170 m in northwest-southeast direction and 70 m wide, with its two parts separated by a 30 m wide passage. It is situated 1.6 km (0.99 mi) northeast of Pyramid Island, 5.7 km (3.54 mi) northeast of Williams Point on Livingston Island, and 5.7 km (3.54 mi) northwest of Duff Point on Greenwich Island. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.
Rusokastro Rock is located at(Bulgarian mapping in 2009).
- Composite Antarctic Gazetteer
- List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S
- Territorial claims in Antarctica
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
This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.
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