Name details

Aleko Rock

Aleko Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Aleko Rock  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 121677

Feature type: Rock (2b)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Rocky point on the NE coast of South Bay, Livingston Island, 2,000 m N of Spanish Point; emerged during a glacier retreat. Named Aleko Point by the Third Bulgarian Expedition (1994-95) after a peak in the Rila Mountains and a site on Vitosha Mountain which commemorates a writer and proponent of wilderness exploration. Approved as Aleko Rock by UK-APC in 1995.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 37' 00.0" S
- 62.61667°
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Longitude:
60° 21' 00.0" W
- 60.35000°
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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:
1-Jan-1996

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