Melnik Ridge

Melnik Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Melnik Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 9410
Name ID: 105024

Feature type: Ridge (2d)

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Narrow ridge centred 4.16km E of Hemus Peak, 3.5km NE by S of Mount Bowles and 4.1km N by E of Kuzman Knoll, Livingston Island. Long 1.9km in E-W direction, wide 0.5km, highest point of just over 700m located at its W extremity. Steeper and partly ice-free S slope. Overlooking Kaliakra Glacier to the N. The area between Melnik Ridge and Mount Bowles is drained by a glacier tributary to Huron Glacier. Named after the Bulgarian town of Melnik.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 36' 04.0" S
- 62.60111°
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Longitude:
60° 08' 30.0" W
- 60.14167°
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Altitude:
700 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
19-Aug-1997

Related information

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