Name details

Hemus Peak

Hemus Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Hemus Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109266

Feature type: Peak

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Peak, rising to 834 m, located 1700 m to the NW of summit of Mount Bowles, 6080 m to the N of Mount Friesland's summit, 3750 m to the NE of Burdicks Peak, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Hemus is the ancient Thracian name for the Balkan Mountains which separates northern and southern Bulgaria (APC 1997).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 36' 18.5" S
- 62.60514°
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Longitude:
60° 13' 24.4" W
- 60.22344°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
29-Apr-1997

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