Fizalia Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Fizalia Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The mostly ice-covered rocky island 330 m long in SE-NW direction and 180 m wide, lying off the NE coast of Trinity Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Situated 4.2 km SW of Cape Neumayer and 14.55 km N of Awl Point. British mapping in 1978.
Named after the ocean fishing trawler Fizalia of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas that operated in Antarctic waters off South Georgia during its fishing trip under Captain Ivan Krastanov from December 1978 to May 1979. The Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.
No images of this place could be found.