Kalmar Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kalmar 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 1.12 km long in WSW-ENE direction and 245 m wide in the Dannebrog Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 16.15 ha. Situated 1.24 km NW of Kosatka Island, and 7.27 km S of Knight Island and 7.33 km WSW of Kril Island in the Wauwermans Islands group.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a specimen of squid ('kalmar' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.