Name details

Ofelia Island

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

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

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 139108

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 560 m long in SE-NW direction and 270 m wide rocky island in Ambush Bay on the N coast of Joinville Island. Situated 3.18 km SSW of King Point, 4.72 km WSW of Dalrymple Point and 7.9 km NNE of Taylor Nunataks. British mapping in 1973.

Named For

Named after the ocean fishing trawler Ofelia of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas that operated in Antarctic waters off South Georgia during its fishing trip under Captain Nikola Levenov 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° 11' 18.0" S
- 63.18833°
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Longitude:
55° 29' 50.0" W
- 55.49722°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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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