Pirdop Gate

Pirdop Gate (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Pirdop Gate  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 17897
Name ID: 134622

Feature type: Gate (2e)

Origin

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

Narrative

The 250-m wide pass between Maritsa Peak and Atanasoff Nunatak in eastern Bowles Ridge, Livingston Island. Elevation 375 m at its N entrance from Struma Glacier, and 260 m at the S entrance from Huron Glacier. Part of an overland route between middle Huron Glacier and upper Kaliakra Glacier. Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05. Named after the town of Pirdop in Central Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 36' 54.0" S
- 62.61500°
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Longitude:
60° 07' 49.0" W
- 60.13028°
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Altitude:
375 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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:
11-Apr-2005

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