Name details

Aurelia Island

Aurelia Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Aurelia Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 139074

Feature type: Island

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The 300 m long in W-E direction and 190 m wide rocky island lying off Limets Peninsula in northern Low Island, South Shetland Islands. Situated 200 m NE of Cape Wallace and 1.2 km SW of Beslen Island. Highly indented coastline. British mapping in 2009.

Named For

Named after the ocean fishing trawler Aurelia of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas that operated in Antarctic waters off South Georgia and the South Orkney Islands during its fishing trip under Captain Ivan Presnakov from September 1977 to April 1978. The Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.

Location

Latitude:
63° 13' 49.0" S
- 63.23028°
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Longitude:
62° 12' 09.0" W
- 62.20250°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Jul-2018

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