Hoatsin Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hoatsin 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 795 m long in SE-NW direction and 360 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 16.85 ha. Situated 65 m SW of Pegas Island, 2.8 km NW of Taralezh Island and 815 m NNE of Shut Island.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a hoatzin bird ('hoatsin' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
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