Yastreb Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Yastreb 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-covered island 934 m long in WSW-ENE direction and 317 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 17.12 ha. Situated 478 m SE of Lamantin Island, 1.26 km WSW of Meduza Island and 115 m N of Tigan Island.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a hawk ('yastreb' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
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