Akula Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Akula 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 915 m long in W-E direction and 274 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 15.46 ha. Situated 46 m N of Elisabethinsel, 100 m SE of Stego Island, 480 m S of Spatnik Island and 2.43 km WSW of the W extremity of Booth Island.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a shark ('akula' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.