Bodloperka Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bodloperka 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 688 m long in SSW-NNE direction and 473 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 22.43 ha. Situated 650 m NW of Stego Island, 2.3 km ESE of Skoba Island, 640 m SSE of Sprey Island and 175 m W of Tsankov Island.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling an emperor angelfish ('bodloperka' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.