Name details

Sofia Mountains

Sofia Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Sofia Mountains  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 131855

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

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

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Narrative

A small cluster of mountains rising to c. 1,500 m in N Alexander Island, bounded by the N by Palestrina Glacier, to the E by Landers Peaks, to the S by Nichols Snowfield and to the W by the N part of Lassus Mountains. The name derives from a Feb. 1988 visit by a field geology party comprised of members of BAS and the first Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition. It commemorates the centennial of the founding of the University of Sofia.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 28' 00.0" S
- 69.46667°
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Longitude:
71° 30' 00.0" W
- 71.50000°
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Altitude:
1500 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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