Imeon Range

Imeon Range (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Imeon Range  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18170
Name ID: 134716

Feature type: Range (2c)

Origin

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

Narrative

The mountain range occupying the interior of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands. Extending 30 km in SW-NE direction between Cape James and Cape Smith, and 6.8 km wide. Its summit Mount Foster is a double peak, the higher S height of which (2105 m) was first climbed on January 30, 1996 by a New Zealand team lead by Greg Landreth. Named after Mount Imeon (present day Pamir and Hindu Kush), whose highlands and valleys around Oxus River (Amu Darya) were the ancient Bulgarian homeland described in the 7th Century Armenian geography 'Ashharatsuyts'.

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Location

Latitude:
62° 58' 30.0" S
- 62.97500°
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Longitude:
62° 30' 20.0" W
- 62.50556°
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Altitude:
2105 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Dec-2006

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