Musala Glacier

Musala Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Musala Glacier  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 17974
Name ID: 134603

Feature type: Glacier (12)

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The glacier on Greenwich Island bounded by Vratsa Peak to the SW, central Breznik Heights to the W, and a low ridge bordering Hardy Cove to the NE. Extending 3.7 km in E-W direction, and 2 km in N-S direction. Draining eastwards into Bransfield Strait N of Fort Point. Named after Musala Peak in Rila Mountain, the summit of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 31' 57.0" S
- 62.53250°
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Longitude:
59° 36' 49.0" W
- 59.61361°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
4-Nov-2005

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