Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
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Makresh Rocks (Bulgarian: скали Макреш, ‘Skali Makresh’ ska-'li 'ma-kresh) are a group of rocks situated 1.8 km (1.12 mi) northeast of Treklyano Island off the northeast coast of Robert Island, South Shetland Islands. Extending 600 m (656 yd) in west-southwest to east-northeast direction, and 270 m (295 yd) in northwest-southeast direction. The solitary Salient Rock is lying 1.73 km (1.07 mi) east of the midpoint of Makresh Rocks and 2 km (1.24 mi) northeast of Smirnenski Point.
Makresh Rocks are centred 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
- Makresh Rocks. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer
- Bulgarian Antarctic Gazetteer. Antarctic Place-names Commission. (details in Bulgarian, basic data in English)
This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.
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