Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Varna Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Varna Peninsula (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peninsula (8)
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:
Roughly rectangular, ice-covered peninsula forming the NE extremity of Livingston Island. Long 12km in SW-NE direction, wide 9km. Bounded by Hero Bay to the NW, Moon Bay to the SE, and McFarlane Strait to the NE. The NE coast indented by Lister Cove and Dragon Cove. Inott Point and Williams Point form the feature's E and N extremities. The latter was sighted in 1819 from the vessel Williams under Capt. William Smith, marking the discovery of the South Shetlands. UK mapping in 1968. Named after the Bulgarian city of Varna.
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