Name details

Tarakchiev Point

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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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 136885

Feature type: Point

Origin

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

Narrative

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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Location

Latitude:
63° 48' 44.0" S
- 63.81222°
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Longitude:
59° 52' 13.0" W
- 59.87028°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Nov-2009

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