Svetulka Island

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Svetulka Island
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Svetulka Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Svetulka Island
Svetulka Island
Svetulka Island is located in Antarctica
Svetulka Island
Svetulka Island
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°20′49.7″S 59°40′45.8″W / 62.347139°S 59.679389°W / -62.347139; -59.679389
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population 0

Svetulka Island (Bulgarian: остров Светулка, ‘Ostrov Svetulka’ \'os-trov sve-'tul-ka\) is the northernmost island in the Onogur group off the northwest coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The feature is rocky, extending 150 m by 90 m, and separated from Osenovlag Island by a 20 m wide passage. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The island is named after the settlement of Svetulka in Southern Bulgaria.


Svetulka Island is located at 62°20′49.7″S 59°40′45.8″W / 62.347139°S 59.679389°W / -62.347139; -59.679389, which is 520 m northwest of Shipot Point, 1.3 km east-southeast of Cornwall Island and 1.74 km southeast of Rogozen Island. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian mapping 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.