Name details

Cacho Island

Cacho Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Cacho Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 139199

Feature type: Island

Origin

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

Narrative

The 750 m long in NW-SE direction and 350 m wide rocky island separated from Hall Peninsula on the E side of Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands by a passage narrowing to just 60 m. Surface area 19 ha. Crescent-shaped facing NE and forming the NE coast of Ivaylo Cove. Situated 5 km SSW of the NE extremity of President Head, 12.4 km NE of Cape Conway and 30.3 km NW of Deception Island.

Named For

Named after the Spanish physicist, polar explorer and author Javier Cacho Gómez, participant in the 1986/87 Spanish Antarctic expedition and base commander at Juan Carlos I base in subsequent seasons, for his contribution to the promotion of Antarctica and support for the Bulgarian Antarctic programme.

Location

Latitude:
62° 46' 05.0" S
-62.76806°
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Longitude:
61° 14' 38.0" W
-61.24389°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
27-Feb-2020

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