Pliska Ridge

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

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

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Place ID: 11362
Name ID: 105029

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

Three-peaked ridge, bounded to the N by the head of Perunika Glacier and to the S and W by the head of Huntress Glacier, Livingston Island. Long 1.6km and wide 0.5km, axis trending due E-W. Precipitous S slope. Ice-covered except for segments of its E peak, 646m. Highest central peak, 666m, located 3.52km NW of the summit of Mount Friesland, 2.57km ENE of Willan Nunatak, 5.88km E of Krum Rock, 1.73km SE of Burdick Peak and 3.66km SSW of Mount Bowles. Spanish mapping in 1991. Named after Bulgaria's first capital, Pliska.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 38' 46.0" S
- 62.64611°
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Longitude:
60° 13' 49.0" W
- 60.23028°
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Altitude:
666 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Feb-1995

Related information

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