Telish Rock

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Telish Rock
Livingston-Island-location-map.png
Location of on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands
Telish Rock is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Telish Rock
Telish Rock
Location of Telish Rock
Telish Rock is located in Antarctica
Telish Rock
Telish Rock
Location of Telish Rock
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°41′53″S 60°52′08″W / 62.69806°S 60.86889°W / -62.69806; -60.86889
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Length 0.3 km (0.19 mi)
Width 0.18 km (0.112 mi)
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population 0

Telish Rock (Bulgarian: скала Телиш, ‘Skala Telish’ ska-'la te-'lish) is the islet off the south coast of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated 400 m (437 yd) south of Elephant Point and 3 km (1.86 mi) northwest by west of Enchantress Rocks. Extending 300 by 180 m (328 by 197 yd). The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The islet is named after the settlement of Telish in northern Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Telish Rock is located at 62°41′53″S 60°52′08″W / 62.69806°S 60.86889°W / -62.69806; -60.86889. British mapping in 1968, Chilean in 1971, Argentine in 1980, Spanish in 1993 and Bulgarian in 2005, 2009 and 2010.

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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 and Smith Island