Bager Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bager 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 rocky island 963 m long in W-E direction and 373 m wide in the Vedel Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 21 ha. Situated 245 m SW of Rak Island, 5.77 km W by N of Hovgaard Island, 436 m N of Klamer Island, and 3.78 km ESE of Flank Island in the Myriad Islands group.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling an excavator ('bager' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.