Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Pimpirev Ice Wall (historical) (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pimpirev Ice Wall (historical) (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Wall
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:
Rectilinear ice scarp-slope, 50m high, running parallelly to and ca. 100 m inland from the coast of Emona Anchorage, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. Extending from the N corner of Emona Anchorage 3.7 km in WSW direction. In 1996 the feature was named 'Pimpirev Ice Wall' after Christo Pimpirev (b. 1953), geologist in the 1987-88 Bulgarian Antarctic campaign and leader of subsequent campaigns. The modified name form 'Pimpirev Ice Wall (historical)' preserves the memory of the place, while reflecting at the same time the fact that due to ongoing glacier thawing the feature is less conspicuous and distinctive than it used to be. Approved on December 6, 2010.
No images of this place could be found.