Name details

Kereka Island

Kereka Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Kereka Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 137768

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

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

Narrative

The mostly ice-covered island extending 1.75 km in SE-NW direction and 580 m wide in the Pitt island group of Biscoe Islands. Situated 3.15 km S of Snodgrass Island and 4.4 km NW of Lacuna Island, and separated from neighbouring Slumkey Island to the WSW by an 80 m wide passage. British mapping in 1971. Named after the settlement of Kereka in Northern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 29' 38.0" S
- 65.49389°
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Longitude:
65° 25' 20.0" W
- 65.42222°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Oct-2013

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