Name details

Balchik Ridge

Balchik Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Balchik Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 134534

Feature type: Ridge (2d)

Origin

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

Narrative

The narrow ridge centred 900 m S of Silistra Knoll, 1.6 km E of the summit of Peshev Ridge, 2 km NNE of Vazov Point, 2.45 km WNW of Aytos Point and 1.7 km W of Christoff Peak. The feature is 1.3 km long and descending in NNW-SSE direction, with highest point of elevation approx. 550 m located at its N extremity adjoining the col linking Silistra Knoll and Peshev Ridge. Surmounting Boyana Glacier to the SW, S and E. Named after the Bulgarian town of Balchik.

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Location

Latitude:
62° 41' 50.0" S
- 62.69722°
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Longitude:
60° 05' 56.0" W
- 60.09889°
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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:
17-Feb-2004

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