Ivan Asen Point

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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Place ID: 18174
Name ID: 134720

Feature type: Point (8)

Origin

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

Narrative

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.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 01' 30.0" S
- 63.02500°
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Longitude:
62° 30' 43.0" W
- 62.51194°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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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