Orpheus Pass

Orpheus Pass (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Orpheus Pass  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 10689
Name ID: 105026

Feature type: Pass (2e)

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

A 250m wide pass bounded to the SE by Pliska Ridge and to the NW by Burdick Ridge, Livingston Island. Midpoint located 6.1km E of Sinemorets Hill. Elevation just over 560m. Part of an overland route from Balkan Snowfield via Willan Saddle and Orpheus Pass to Mount Friesland and upper Perunika Glacier areas. Orpheus is a name of world and national culture originally applied in 1995 to a nearby peak but subsequently transferred due to prioriry of the existing British name form Willan Nunatak.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 38' 36.0" S
- 62.64333°
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Longitude:
60° 14' 33.0" W
- 60.24250°
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Altitude:
560 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
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:
29-Oct-1996

Related information

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