Lapa Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lapa 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-covered island 800 m long in W-E direction and 490 m wide in the Vedel Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 21.73 ha. Situated 3.9 km NW of Hovgaard Island, 37 m N of Kostenurka Island, 805 m ENE of Rak Island, and 4.97 km SW of Lamya Island in the Dannebrog Islands group.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling an animal paw ('lapa' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.