Name details

Avitohol Point

Avitohol Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Avitohol Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 134533

Feature type: Point (8)

Origin

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

Narrative

The point on the N coast of Livingston Island projecting 700 m into Hero Bay. Situated 3 km NE of Snow Peak, 9.6 km WSW of Siddons Point and 14.6 km SE of Cape Shirreff. Named after the legendary Khan Avitohol listed in the 8th Century 'Nominalia of the Bulgarian Khans,' who laid the foundations of the Bulgarian statehood in 165 AD.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 33' 54.0" S
- 62.56500°
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Longitude:
60° 37' 05.0" W
- 60.61806°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Apr-2005

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