Yankov Gap

Yankov Gap (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Yankov Gap  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 17436
Name ID: 134684

Feature type: Pass (2e)

Origin

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

Narrative

The flat ice-covered saddle extending 1 km in N-S direction between Melnik Ridge and Bowles Ridge in eastern Livingston Island. Elevation approx. 550 m. Part of the divide between the glacial catchments of the head of Kaliakra Glacier to the W and Struma Glacier to the E. Midpoint located 2 km ENE of Mount Bowles. Named for Yordan Yankov, radio-engineer at St. Kliment Ohridski base in several seasons since 1994.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 36' 30.0" S
- 62.60833°
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Longitude:
60° 09' 53.0" W
- 60.16472°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
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:
17-Feb-2004

Related information

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