Benkovski Nunatak

Benkovski Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Benkovski Nunatak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18150
Name ID: 134696

Feature type: Nunatak (2d)

Origin

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

Narrative

The rocky peak of elevation 450 m projecting from the ice cap of Greenwich Island in the NE extremity of Breznik Heights. Situated 1 km WSW of Bogdan Ridge, and 600 m N of Parchevich Ridge. Overlooking Gruev Cove to the E. Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05. Named after Georgi Benkovski (1843-1876), a leader of the 1876 April Uprising for Bulgarian independence.

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Location

Latitude:
62° 30' 13.0" S
- 62.50361°
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Longitude:
59° 34' 56.0" W
- 59.58222°
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Altitude:
450 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:
15-Dec-2006

Related information

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