Pleven Saddle (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pleven Saddle (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Saddle (2e)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The deep saddle in Friesland Ridge, Tangra Mountains, bounded by MacKay Peak to the WSW and Tervel Peak to the ENE. Elevation approx. 500 m. Midpoint located 400 m E of MacKay Peak, 1.2 km WSW of Tervel Peak and 1.8 km N of Gabrovo Knoll. Surmounting Peshtera Glacier to the N and Charity Glacier to the S.
Named after the Bulgarian city of Pleven, and in connection with the freezer vessel Pleven of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas whose ships operated in the waters of South Georgia, Kerguelen, the South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula from 1970 to the early 1990s. The Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.
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