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)
Komuniga Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Komuniga 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.
An ice-covered island extending 1.3 km in SE-NW direction and 1.1 km wide, the southernmost in the Correo group in Bigo Bay on Graham Coast in Graham Land. Situated off the SW coast of Magnier Peninsula, 1.3 km NW of the nearest mainland point and 500 m SE of Baurene Island. The feature emerged as a distinct geographical entity following the retreat of Magnier Peninsula's ice cap in the first decade of the 21st century. British mapping in 1971. Named after the settlement of Komuniga in Southern Bulgaria.
No images of this place could be found.