Name details

Balan Ridge

Balan Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Balan Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 136895

Feature type: Ridge

Origin

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

Narrative

The ridge rising to 800 m in Sofia University Mountains on Alexander Island. Extending 4.5 km in N-S direction, and 1.45 km wide. Bounded by Poste Valley to the E, Palestrina Glacier to the N and its tributary Yozola Glacier to the W. Named for the Bulgarian linguist, historian and bibliographer Aleksandar Teodorov-Balan (1859-1959), first rector of Sofia University and one of the founders of the tourist movement in Bulgaria.

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Location

Latitude:
69° 26' 10.0" S
- 69.43611°
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Longitude:
71° 22' 30.0" W
- 71.37500°
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Altitude:
800 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Nov-2009

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