Peperuda Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Peperuda 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 island 592 m long in WSW-ENE direction and 309 m wide in the Wilhelm Archipelago, Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 9.51 ha. Situated 25 m N of Hovgaard Island, 150 m W of Pléneau Island, and 2.33 km S of Lamya Island in the Dannebrog Islands group.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a butterfly ('peperuda' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.