Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Catalunyan Saddle (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Catalunyan Saddle (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Saddle (2e)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The saddle of elevation 1260 m in Friesland Ridge, Tangra Mountains, Livingston Island. Bounded by Lyaskovets Peak to the E and by Presian Ridge to the W. Situated 11.5 km E of St. Kliment Ohridski base and 3.4 km S of Kuzman Knoll. Part of the saddle is occupied by an amazingly-shaped ice-covered feature, the Sphinx. Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05. Named in honour of the Catalunyan scientists and mountain guides from Juan Carlos I base who established the first route via the saddle to Mount Friesland in 1991.
No images of this place could be found.