Name details

Orsoya Rocks

Orsoya Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Orsoya Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 137082

Feature type:

Origin

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

Narrative

The group of rocks off the N coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands situated WNW of Mellona Rocks, NNE of Milev Rocks and ENE of Opaka Rocks. Centred 4.78 km N of Newell Point, and extending 650 m in NW-SE direction and 500 m in NE-SW direction. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian in 2009. Named after the settlement of Orsoya in Northwestern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 17' 39.0" S
- 62.29417°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
59° 31' 32.0" W
- 59.52556°
Accurate to 0m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Accurate to 0m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
14-Sep-2010

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