Cherven Peak

Location of Rugged Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Cherven Peak (Bulgarian: връх Червен, ‘Vrah Cherven’ \'vr&h 'cher-ven\) is a rocky peak rising to 224 m on the north coast of Rugged Island off the west coast of Byers Peninsula of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Situated 1.04 km west of Herring Point, 830 m north of San Stefano Peak, 3.9 km east-southeast of Cape Sheffield, and 700 m southeast of Ivan Vladislav Point formed by an offshoot of the peak.

The peak is named after the medieval town of Cherven in northeastern Bulgaria.


Cherven Peak is located at 62°37′26.6″S 61°13′30.4″W / 62.624056°S 61.225111°W / -62.624056; -61.225111Coordinates: 62°37′26.6″S 61°13′30.4″W / 62.624056°S 61.225111°W / -62.624056; -61.225111. Spanish mapping in 1993 and Bulgarian in 2009.



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

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