Name details

Irnik Point

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

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

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 134718

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 ice-free point on the NW coast of Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands situated 3.5 km SW of Cape Timblón, 2 km SW of Mezdra Point, and 7.4 km NE of Byewater Point. Shape enhanced by recent glacier retreat ENE of the point. British mapping in 1968. Named after the legendary Khan Irnik listed in the 8th Century 'Nominalia of the Bulgarian Khans'.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 43' 39.0" S
- 62.72750°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 22' 32.0" W
- 61.37556°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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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:
15-Dec-2006

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