Tyulen Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tyulen 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 1 km long in WSW-ENE direction and 530 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 26.78 ha. Situated 3.2 km SW of Kalmar Island, 1.4 km NW of Meduza Island and 135 m NE of Lamantin Island.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a fur seal, 'tyulen' being the Bulgarian for 'seal', and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.