Name details

Meduza Island

Meduza Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Meduza Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 140144

Feature type: Island

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The partly ice-covered island extending 670 m in SW-NE direction and 434 m in N-S direction in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 11.9 ha. Situated 3.18 km SW of Kosatka Island, 509 m WNW of Greblo Island, 2.33 km NW of Rollet Island, 1.26 km ENE of Yastreb Island and 1.4 km SE of Tyulen Island.

Named For

So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a jellyfish ('meduza' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.

Location

Latitude:
65° 01' 32.0" S
-65.02556°
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Longitude:
64° 05' 05.0" W
-64.08472°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
17-Apr-2020

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