Baklan Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Baklan Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The rocky E entrance point of Argonavt Cove on the N coast of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands projecting 450 m northwards. Situated 1.85 km ENE of Retamales Point and 3.47 km WSW of Cariz Point. British mapping in 1968.
Named after the ocean fishing trawler Baklan 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.
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