Name details

Catalunyan Saddle

Catalunyan Saddle (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Catalunyan Saddle  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 134545

Feature type: Saddle (2e)

Origin

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

Narrative

The saddle of elevation 1260 m in Friesland Ridge, Tangra Mountains, Livingston Island. Bounded by Lyaskovets Peak to the E and by Presian Ridge to the W. Situated 11.5 km E of St. Kliment Ohridski base and 3.4 km S of Kuzman Knoll. Part of the saddle is occupied by an amazingly-shaped ice-covered feature, the Sphinx. Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05. Named in honour of the Catalunyan scientists and mountain guides from Juan Carlos I base who established the first route via the saddle to Mount Friesland in 1991.

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Location

Latitude:
62° 39' 58.5" S
- 62.66625°
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Longitude:
60° 08' 51.2" W
- 60.14756°
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Altitude:
1260 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Apr-2005

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