Svetulka Island

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Svetulka Island
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
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
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

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.



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