Tarakchiev Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tarakchiev Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The point forming the W extremity of Whittle Peninsula on Davis Coast in Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. Situated 4.4 km SSW of Cape Kater and 5 km NE of Wennersgaard Point. Named for the Bulgarian pioneer of aviation Prodan Tarakchiev (1885-1969) who, while on a joint combat air mission with Radul Milkov during the First Balkan War, used the first air-dropped bombs on October 16, 1912.
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