Kormoran Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kormoran 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 mostly ice-free rocky island extending 848 m in S-N direction and 705 m in W-E direction in the Vedel Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 36.7 ha. Situated 4.72 km NW of Petermann Island, 80 m SE of Kamera Island and 160 m SW of Pate Island.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a cormorant ('kormoran' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.