Skrino Rocks

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Skrino Rocks
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°23′06.5″S 59°19′32″W / 62.385139°S 59.32556°W / -62.385139; -59.32556
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Skrino Rocks (Bulgarian: скали Скрино, ‘Skali Skrino’ \ska-'li skri-'no\) is the chain of rocks off the east coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, extending 570 m (623 yd) in east-west direction.

The rocks are named after the settlement of Skrino in Western Bulgaria.


Skrino Rocks are centred at 62°23′06.5″S 59°19′32″W / 62.385139°S 59.32556°W / -62.385139; -59.32556, which is 1.03 km (0.64 mi) wast-northeast of Kitchen Point and 3.4 km (2.1 mi) south-southeast of Salient Rock. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian in 2009.

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