Name details

Kiten Point

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

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

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 137031

Feature type: None recorded.

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 S side of the entrance to Chudomir Cove on the Trinity Peninsula coast of Prince Gustav Channel, Weddell Sea. Situated 4.3 km SW of Pitt Point, 7.56 km SE of Mount Reece, and 7.15 km NW of Largelius Point on James Ross Island. German-British mapping in 1996.

Named For

Named after the town of Kiten in Southeastern Bulgaria, and in connection with the freezer vessel Kiten of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas whose ships operated in the waters of South Georgia, Kerguelen, the South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula from 1970 to the early 1990s. The Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.

Location

Latitude:
63° 52' 55.0" S
- 63.88194°
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Longitude:
58° 26' 08.0" W
- 58.43556°
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Altitude:
0 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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:
3-Jun-2010

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