Taralezh Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Taralezh 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 partly ice-free island 470 m long in W-E direction and 232 km wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 6.71 ha. Situated 45 m N of Spatnik Island, 2.4 km ESE of Sprey Island, 1.67 km SW of Revolver Island and 2.54 km WNW of the W extremity of Booth Island.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a hedgehog ('taralezh' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.