Kosatka Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kosatka 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 653 m long in W-E direction and 195 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 8.86 ha. Situated 6.3 km NW of Booth Island, 3.18 km NE of Meduza Island, 1.24 km SE of Kalmar Island, and 7.37 km W of Kril Island in the Wauwermans Islands group.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a killer whale ('kosatka' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.