Tvarditsa Rocks

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Tvarditsa Rocks
Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°24′39″S 59°52′06″W / 62.41083°S 59.86833°W / -62.41083; -59.86833
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.

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.


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]


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.