Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Masteyra Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Masteyra 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 rocky island 700 m long in E-W direction and 200 m wide in Perrier Bay on the NW coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Situated 7.55 km NE of Giard Point and 6.58 km S of Quinton Point. Separated from Anvers Island to the ESE by an 1.13 km wide passage. British mapping in 1980. Named after the ancient Thracian settlement and fortress of Masteyra in Southern Bulgaria.
No images of this place could be found.