Chiprovtsi Point

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 18155

Feature type: Point

Origin

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

Narrative

The ice-free point on the E side of the entrance to Nishava Cove projecting 400 m northwestwards from the N coast of Rugged Island off the W coast of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 3.14 km WNW of Herring Point, 1.16 km WNW of Simitli Point, 1.75 km ESE of Cape Sheffield, and 3.9 km SW of Start Point, Livingston Island. Extended further 400 m northwestwards by the group of Chiprovtsi Islands named in association with the point. British mapping in 1968, Spanish in 1992 and Bulgarian in 2009. Named after the town of Chiprovtsi in Northwestern Bulgaria.

Location

Latitude:
62° 37' 01.3" S
-62.617°
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Longitude:
61° 15' 52.3" W
-61.265°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Dec-2006

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Biodiversity
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