Name details

Levenov Point

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

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

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 137986

Feature type: Point (8)

Origin

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

Narrative

The rock-tipped point on the NE coast of Pasteur Peninsula on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago formed by an offshoot of Röntgen Peak. Situated 3.04 km SE of Cape Cockburn and 2.85 km N of Duclaux Point. British mapping in 1980 and 2008.

Named For

Named after Captain Nikola Levenov, commander of the Bulgarian ocean fishing trawler Burevestnik that operated in Kerguelen Islands waters from December 1974 to February 1975, and of the fishing trawler Ofelia in South Georgia waters during its fishing trip from September 1977 to April 1978. The Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.

Location

Latitude:
64° 02' 13.0" S
- 64.03694°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 15' 57.0" W
- 62.26583°
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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 Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

new feature (L. Ivanov, 25/05/15) JM

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
19-May-2015

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