Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Ivan Asen Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ivan Asen Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point (8)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The narrow rocky point projecting 300 m from the SE coast of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 12 km NE of Cape James, 20.6 km SW of Cape Smith, 3.7 km SSE of the island's summit Mount Foster (2105 m), and 3.2 km SE of Slaveykov Peak. Forming the S side of the entrance to an 1.2-km wide cove indenting the coast for 400 m, and named Ivan Asen Cove in association with the point. Named after Czar Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria, 1218-1241 AD.
No images of this place could be found.