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Meldia Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Meldia Rock (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Rock (5)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The rock of diameter 220 m and split in E-W direction, lying off the NW coast of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 800 m N of Smilets Point, 2.2 km ENE of Folger Rock, 3.37 km SW of Withem Island and 2.43 km WSW of Retamales Point. British mapping in 1968. Named after the ancient Roman station of Meldia in Western Bulgaria.
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