Baba Tonka Cove
|Baba Tonka Cove|
|Land mass||Livingston Island , South Shetland Islands|
The Baba Tonka Cove (English; Bulgarian залив Баба Тонка saliw Baba Tonka ) is a 1.1 km wide and 750 m long bay in the northwest of Livingston Island in the archipelago of the South Shetland Islands . As a side bay of Barclay Bay , it lies between Villard Point and Varadero Point on the north side of the Byers Peninsula .
British maps were made in 1822 and 1968, Chilean in 1971, Argentine in 1980, Spanish in 1992, Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009. The Bulgarian Commission for Antarctic Geographical Names named them in 2006 after the Bulgarian freedom fighter Tonka Obretenowa (1812-1893), known as "Baba Tonka" ( German "Grandmother Tonka" ).