Cacho Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cacho Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
If this information is incorrect, please e-mail email@example.com
Feature type: Island
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
A conspicuous 250 m long in E-W direction and 100 m wide rocky island separated by a 160 m wide passage from Aktinia Beach on the SW coast of Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands. Surface area 1.63 ha. Situated 315 m S of Rebrovo Point and 2.5 km WNW of Cape Conway. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.
Named after the Spanish physicist, polar explorer and author Javier Cacho Gómez, participant in the 1986/87 Spanish Antarctic expedition and base commander at Juan Carlos I base in subsequent seasons, for his contribution to the promotion of Antarctica and support for the Bulgarian Antarctic programme.
No images of this place could be found.