Pate Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pate 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 667 m long in W-E direction and 390 m wide in the Vedel Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 12.67 ha. Situated 4.9 km NW of Petermann Island, 160 m NE of Kormoran Island, 1 km SE of Bager Island and 105 m SW of Friedburginsel.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a baby duck ('pate' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.