Tigan Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tigan 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 750 m long in W-E direction and 226 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 10.68 ha. It abuts Pegas Island on the S, and is situated 115 m S of Yastreb Island and 3 km NW of Revolver Island.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a frying pan ('tigan' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.