Tvarditsa Rocks

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Tvarditsa Rocks
Greenwich-Island-location-map.png
Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands
Tvarditsa Rocks is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Tvarditsa Rocks
Tvarditsa Rocks
Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands
Tvarditsa Rocks is located in Antarctica
Tvarditsa Rocks
Tvarditsa Rocks
Tvarditsa Rocks (Antarctica)
Geography
LocationAntarctica
Coordinates62°24′39″S 59°52′06″W / 62.41083°S 59.86833°W / -62.41083; -59.86833
ArchipelagoSouth Shetland Islands
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Populationuninhabited

Tvarditsa Rocks (Bulgarian: скали Твърдица, Bulgarian: ‘Skali Tvarditsa’ ska-'li tv&r-'di-tsa) is a group of rocks off the north coast of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated 1.9 km (1.2 mi) northeast of Ongley Island, 1.3 km (0.81 mi) southwest of Stoker Island and 2.6 km (1.6 mi) west of Sierra Island.

The rocks are named after the town of Tvarditsa in southeastern Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Tvarditsa Rocks are located at 62°24′39″S 59°52′06″W / 62.41083°S 59.86833°W / -62.41083; -59.86833 (Bulgarian mapping in 2009).

See also[edit]

Maps[edit]

L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4

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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.