Name details

Peristera Peak

Peristera Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Peristera Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 137787

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

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

Narrative

The rocky peak rising to 2250 m in Owen Ridge, the southernmost portion of the main ridge of Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains. Situated 3.67 km SSE of Mount Inderbitzen, 3.9 km W by N of Marze Peak in Petvar Heights, 3.1 km N of Lishness Peak, and 21.1 km ENE of Bergison Peak in Bastien Range. Overlooking lower Nimitz Glacier to the SW and upper Wessbecher Glacier to the NE. US mapping in 1961 and 1988. Named after the ancient and medieval fortress of Peristera in Southern Bulgaria.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 49' 39.5" S
- 78.82764°
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Longitude:
84° 49' 20.0" W
- 84.82222°
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Altitude:
2250 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Jan-2014

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