Skoba Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Skoba 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.
Four abutting rocky islets 416 m long in S-N direction and 176 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 2.8 ha. Situated 1.64 km W of Sprey Island, 6 km N of Lapa Island in the Vedel Islands group, and 9.3 km NE of Flank Island in the Myriad Islands group.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a bracket symbol ('skoba' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.