Name details

Zikoniya Island

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

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

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 139082

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 140 m long in W-E direction and 120 m in S-N direction rocky island lying off Spert Island on the SW side of Trinity Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Situated 4.75 km NW of Bulnes Point, 1.38 km NW of Melanita Island and 7.6 km W of Romero Point. British mapping in 1978.

Named For

Named after the ocean fishing trawler Zikoniya of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas whose ships operated in the waters of South Georgia, Kerguelen, the South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula from 1970 to the early 1990s. 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° 49' 54.5" S
- 63.83181°
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Longitude:
60° 59' 58.0" W
- 60.99944°
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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Jul-2018

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