Suhache Rock

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Suhache Rock
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Suhache Rock is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Suhache Rock
Suhache Rock
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Suhache Rock is located in Antarctica
Suhache Rock
Suhache Rock
Suhache Rock (Antarctica)
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°19′25.3″S 59°42′35″W / 62.323694°S 59.70972°W / -62.323694; -59.70972
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population uninhabited

Suhache Rock (Bulgarian: скала Сухаче, ‘Skala Suhache’ \ska-'la su-'ha-che\) is the rock off the northwest coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 270 m in east-northeast to west-southwest direction and 50 m wide. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The rock is named after the settlement of Suhache in Northern Bulgaria.


Suhache Rock is located at 62°19′25.3″S 59°42′35″W / 62.323694°S 59.70972°W / -62.323694; -59.70972, which is 420 m west of Heywood Island, 850 m north of Rogozen Island and 1.64 km east of Potmess Rocks. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian in 2009.



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.