Vromos Island

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Vromos
Ant-pen map anvers.PNG
Location of Anvers Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region.
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°24′55″S 63°41′36″W / 64.41528°S 63.69333°W / -64.41528; -63.69333Coordinates: 64°24′55″S 63°41′36″W / 64.41528°S 63.69333°W / -64.41528; -63.69333
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population 0

Vromos Island (Bulgarian: остров Вромос, ‘Ostrov Vromos’ \'os-trov vro-'mos\) is a rocky island 600 m long in east-west direction and 260 m wide lying in Perrier Bay on the northwest coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. It is separated from Trebishte Island to the south by a 300 m wide passage.

The island is named after Vromos Bay on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.

Location[edit]

Vromos Island is located at 64°24′55″S 63°41′36″W / 64.41528°S 63.69333°W / -64.41528; -63.69333, 5.07 km east-northeast of Giard Point, 5.21 km south of Masteyra Island and 11.45 km south of Quinton Point. British mapping in 1980.

Maps[edit]

  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 64 62. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, UK, 1980.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.

References[edit]


This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.