Name details

Flamingo Beach

Flamingo Beach (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Flamingo Beach  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 139098

Feature type: Beach

Origin

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

Narrative

The 2.6 km long and 600 m wide beach on the N coast of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands. Bounded by Terimer Point to the W, Orión Passage to the N, Agüedo Point to the E, Quito Glacier to the SE and Teteven Glacier to the SW. Snow-free in summer. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers. Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009.

Named For

Named after the ocean fishing trawler Flamingo of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas whose ships operated in the waters of South Georgia, Kerguelen, the South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula from 1970 to the early 1990s. The Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.

Location

Latitude:
62° 26' 40.0" S
- 62.44444°
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Longitude:
59° 48' 30.0" W
- 59.80833°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Jul-2018

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