Pegas Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pegas 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 987 m long in WSW-ENE direction and 703 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 29.21 ha. It abuts Tigan Island on the N, and is situated 2.95 km NW of Revolver Island and 65 m NE of Hoatsin Island.
Named after Pegasus, the winged divine horse in Greek mythology, because of the island's shape supposedly resembling a winged horse, and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
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