Zherav Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Zherav 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 1.71 km long in WSW-ENE direction and 377 m wide in the Wauwermans Islands group of Wilhelm Archipelago in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Surface area 29.55 ha. Situated 3.55 km SSE of Host Island, 4 km W of Brown Island, 194 m N of Kril Island, 7.19 km NNW of False Cape Renard on Graham Land, and 5.74 km NE of Mishka Island in the Dannebrog Islands group.
So named because of its shape supposedly resembling a common crane in flight, 'zherav' being the Bulgarian for that bird, and in association with other descriptive names of islands in the area.
No images of this place could be found.