Kril Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kril 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 1.2 km long in SW-NE direction and 310 m wide in the Wauwermans Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 24.92 ha. Situated 4.15 km SSE of Host Island, 275 m NW of Lobel Island, 6.62 km NNW of False Cape Renard on Grtaham Land, and 5.55 km NE of Mishka Island in the Dannebrog Islands group.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a specimen of krill ('kril' in Bulgarian), and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.