Name details

Balkan Snowfield

Balkan Snowfield (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Balkan Snowfield  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 105004

Feature type: Snowfield (12)

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Ice-covered plateau bounded to the SW by Contell Glacier, to the SE and E by Castillo Nunatak (437m) and Burdick Ridge, and to the N by Perunika Glacier, Livingston Island. Long 3km in SW-NE direction, 2km wide, gently sloping NW toward the hills along Bulgarian Beach. Elevation from 150 to 280m. Spanish mapping of the area in 1991. A name of world culture and geography.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 38' 36.0" S
- 62.64333°
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Longitude:
60° 19' 18.0" W
- 60.32167°
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Altitude:
280 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
16-Mar-1994

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