Name details

Milkov Point

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

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

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 136886

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 conspicuous rocky point on the east side of Lanchester Bay formed by an offshoot of Chanute Peak on Davis Coast in Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. Situated 11.5 km E of Havilland Point and 8.5 km SSW of Wennersgaard Point. Named for the Bulgarian pioneer of aviation Radul Milkov (1883-1962) who, while on a joint combat air mission with Prodan Tarakchiev during the First Balkan War, used the first air-dropped bombs on October 16, 1912.

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Location

Latitude:
63° 55' 07.0" S
- 63.91861°
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Longitude:
59° 59' 29.0" W
- 59.99139°
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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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