Lamantin Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lamantin 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 812 m long in SW-NE direction and 318 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 15.8 ha. Situated 135 m SW of Tyulen Island, 1.66 km WNW of Meduza Island and 478 m NW of Yastreb Island.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a manatee ('lamantin' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.