Pingvin Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pingvin Rocks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Rock
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The group of rocks in Morton Strait off the NE coast of Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 670 m in W-E direction and 300 m in S-N direction. Centred 1.7 km NW of the NE extremity of President Head, 1 km NE of Karposh Point, and 5.8 km SSW of Devils Point on Livingston Island. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.
Named after the ocean fishing trawler Pingvin 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.
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