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