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Beslen Island

Beslen Island
Location of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands
Beslen Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Beslen Island
Beslen Island
Location of Beslen Island
Beslen Island is located in Antarctica
Beslen Island
Beslen Island
Beslen Island (Antarctica)
Coordinates63°13′18″S 62°10′57″W / 63.22167°S 62.18250°W / -63.22167; -62.18250
ArchipelagoSouth Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Beslen Island (Bulgarian: остров Беслен, romanizedostrov Beslen, IPA: [ˈɔstrov ˈbɛslɛn]) is the rocky island off the north coast of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 240 m in east-west direction and 90 m wide.

The feature is named after the settlement of Beslen in Southwestern Bulgaria.


Beslen Island is located at 63°13′18″S 62°10′57″W / 63.22167°S 62.18250°W / -63.22167; -62.18250, which is 1.67 km northeast of Cape Wallace and 840 m north of Prisad Island. British mapping in 2009.


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