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Prisad Island

Prisad Island
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Location of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands
Prisad Island is located in Antarctica
Prisad Island
Prisad Island
Location of Prisad Island
Prisad Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Prisad Island
Prisad Island
Prisad Island (Antarctic Peninsula)
Geography
LocationAntarctica
Coordinates63°13′55″S 62°10′38″W / 63.23194°S 62.17722°W / -63.23194; -62.17722
ArchipelagoSouth Shetland Islands
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Populationuninhabited

Prisad Island (Bulgarian: остров Присад, romanizedostrov Prisad, IPA: [ˈɔstrof ˈprisɐt]) is the rocky island off the north coast of Low Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 640 m in southwest-northeast direction and 520 m wide. It is separated from Limets Peninsula by a 60 m wide passage.

The feature is named "after the settlements of Prisad in Northeastern and Southeastern Bulgaria."[1]

Location

Prisad Island is located at 63°13′55″S 62°10′38″W / 63.23194°S 62.17722°W / -63.23194; -62.17722, which is 1.44 km east of Cape Wallace. 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.