Valchedram Island

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Valchedram Island
Location of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°27′03″S 60°48′48″W / 62.45083°S 60.81333°W / -62.45083; -60.81333
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population 0
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Valchedram Island (Bulgarian: остров Вълчедръм, ‘Ostrov Valchedram’ \'os-trov 'v&l-che-dr&m\) is an ice-free island off the north coast of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica extending 280 m (310 yd) in southeast-northwest direction. The feature is named after the town of Valchedram in northwestern Bulgaria.


The island is located at 62°27′03″S 60°48′48″W / 62.45083°S 60.81333°W / -62.45083; -60.81333 which is 1.55 km (0.96 mi) northwest of Cape Shirreff and 2.2 km (1.4 mi) north-northeast of San Telmo Island (British early mapping in 1822, Chilean in 1971, Argentine in 1980, and Bulgarian in 2009.

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