Bakshev Ridge

Bakshev Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bakshev Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18148
Name ID: 134694

Feature type: Ridge

Origin

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

Narrative

The narrow, rugged rocky ridge on Rugged Island off the W coast of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 700 m in SE-NW direction, with a highest point of elevation 239 m situated 660 m E of San Stefano Peak, 1.25 km W of Vund Point and 1.1 km NW of Radev Point. Spanish mapping in 1992 and Bulgarian in 2009. Named after Petar Bogdan Bakshev (1601-1674), Catholic Archbishop of Sofia, and author of an early Bulgarian historiography published in 1667.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 37' 55.0" S
- 62.63194°
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Longitude:
61° 12' 48.0" W
- 61.21333°
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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 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:
15-Dec-2006

Related information

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