Treklyano Island

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Treklyano Island
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Treklyano Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Treklyano Island
Treklyano Island
Location of Treklyano Island
Treklyano Island is located in Antarctica
Treklyano Island
Treklyano Island
Treklyano Island (Antarctica)
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°22′04″S 59°24′35″W / 62.36778°S 59.40972°W / -62.36778; -59.40972
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population uninhabited

Treklyano Island (Bulgarian: остров Трекляно, ‘Ostrov Treklyano’ \'os-trov 'tre-klya-no\) is an island off the northeast coast of Robert Island, South Shetland Islands Extending 330 by 250 m (360 by 270 yd), with a low rocky formation projecting 300 m (330 yd) northeastwards, the island emerged as a distinct geographical entity following the retreat of Robert Island's ice cap in the late 20th century. Named after the settlement of Treklyano in western Bulgaria.


The island is located at 62°22′04″S 59°24′35″W / 62.36778°S 59.40972°W / -62.36778; -59.40972 which is 3.8 km (2.4 mi) northwest of Kitchen Point, 1.4 km (0.87 mi) west of Smirnenski Point and 6.6 km (4.1 mi) southeast of Newell Point (Bulgarian early 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.