Name details

Kalmar Island

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

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

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 140150

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 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.

Named For

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.

Location

Latitude:
64° 59' 21.0" S
-64.98917°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 03' 35.0" W
-64.05972°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
NULL
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
NULL
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

NULL

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
17-Apr-2020

Display Scales

Note These display scales were chosen for use by Australia, with an emphasis on East Antarctica.
          For example, selecting 'Aus_display_scale_20M' would only return names that would appear on a 1:20 million scale map.

Aus_display_scale_20M: No      Aus_display_scale_10M: No     
Aus_display_scale_5M: No      Aus_display_scale_2M: No     
Aus_display_scale_1M: No      Aus_display_scale_500k: No     
Aus_display_scale_250k: No      Aus_display_scale_100k: No     
Aus_display_scale_50k: No      Aus_display_scale_25k: No     
Aus_display_scale_10k: No      Aus_display_scale_5k: No     
Aus_display_scale_1k: No     


Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View Bulgarian or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.