Name details

Ogygia Island

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

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

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 139200

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 420 m long in W-E direction and 70 m wide rocky island separated by a 110 m wide passage from Hall Peninsula on the E side of Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands. Surface area 2 ha. Part of the SW coast of Ivaylo Cove. Situated 580 m S of Cacho Island, 6 km SSW of the NE extremity of President Head, 12.15 km NE of Cape Conway and 29.8 km NW of Deception Island.

Named For

Named after the mythical island Ogygia, home of the nymph Calypso.

Location

Latitude:
62° 46' 34.0" S
-62.77611°
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Longitude:
61° 14' 15.0" W
-61.23750°
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
27-Feb-2020

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