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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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-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.
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.
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