Location of Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands
|Area||14 ha (35 acres)|
|Length||0.7 km (0.43 mi)|
|Width||0.25 km (0.155 mi)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Zavala Island (Bulgarian: остров Завала, ‘Ostrov Zavala’ 'os-trov 'za-va-la) is an ice-free island in the Dunbar group off the northwest coast of Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. It is extending 700 by 250 m (770 by 270 yd), with surface area 14 hectares (35 acres). The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.
Zavala Island is located at Coordinates: , which is 1.3 km (0.81 mi) east-northeast of Balsha Island, 750 m (820 yd) southwest of Aspis Island, 800 m (870 yd) north of Slab Point, and 350 m (380 yd) west of Organpipe Point. Bulgarian topographic survey by the Tangra 2004/05 expedition. British mapping in 1968, Chilean in 1971, Argentine in 1980, and Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009.
- L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2010. ISBN 978-954-92032-9-5 (First edition 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4)
- Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.
- L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Smith Island. Scale 1:100000 topographic map. Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2017. ISBN 978-619-90008-3-0
- Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica
- List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S
- Territorial claims in Antarctica
- L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Archived April 24, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4
- Zavala Island. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer
- Bulgarian Antarctic Gazetteer. Antarctic Place-names Commission. (details in Bulgarian, basic data in English)
This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.
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