Akin Island

Akin Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Akin Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 20056
Name ID: 139106

Feature type: Island

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The 280 m long in SE-NW direction and 100 m wide rocky island lying off the N coast of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 2.35 km WNW of Cariz Point, 2.02 km NNE of Baklan Point, 2.14 km ENE of Withem Island, 1.12 km S of Nancy Rock and 100 m NNE of Fregata Island. British mapping in 1968.

Named For

Named after Akin Point on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.

Location

Latitude:
62° 13' 41.5" S
- 62.22819°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 05' 50.0" W
- 59.09722°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Jul-2018

Related information

Biodiversity
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Place names
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