Skrino Rocks

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Skrino Rocks
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Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Skrino Rocks is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Skrino Rocks
Skrino Rocks
Location of Skrino Rocks
Skrino Rocks is located in Antarctica
Skrino Rocks
Skrino Rocks
Location of Skrino Rocks
Geography
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
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population uninhabited

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.

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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.

Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.