Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Zverino Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Zverino Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The largest and westernmost island in the Meade group lying in the north entrance to McFarlane Strait in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 2.4 km E of Williams Point and 2.1 km NE of Ficheto Point on Livingston Island, and 1.9 km W of Duff Point on Greenwich Island. The island extends 1.2 km by 700 m, with surface area of 48 ha, and is snow-free in summer. Separated from Cave Island to the ENE by the 110 m wide Glogovo Passage. British mapping in 1935 and 1968, Chilean in 1971, Argentine in 1980, Spanish in 1991, and Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009. Named after the settlement of Zverino in Western Bulgaria.
No images of this place could be found.