Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Toledo Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Toledo Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The southern of two rocky islands in Smyadovo Cove on the W coast of Rugged Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 1.23 km S of Cape Sheffield and 300 m N by W of Ugain Point. The feature is 320 m long in E-W direction and 110 m wide. Separated from Rugged Island to the SE and Prosechen Island to the N by 40 m and 60 m wide passages respectively. Spanish mapping in 1992 and Bulgarian mapping in 2009. Named after Captain Joaquín de Toledo y Parra (1780-1819), commander of the Spanish warship San Telmo that sank with 644 men on board off the N coast of Livingston Island in September 1819.
No images of this place could be found.