Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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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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Feature type: Island
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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 after Akin Point on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.
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