Petleshkov Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Petleshkov Hill (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Hill
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The ice-covered hill rising to 221 m in northwestern Astrolabe Island in Bransfield Strait. Situated 1.2 km NE of Damga Point, 1.32 km SE of Raduil Point and 2.15 km W of Drumohar Peak. Surmounts Mokren Bight to the S. German-British mapping in 1996.
Named after Vasil Petleshkov (1845-1876), a leader of the 1876 April Uprising for Bulgarian independence, in connection with the settlement of Petleshkovo in Northeastern Bulgaria.
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