Provadiya Hook

Provadiya Hook (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Provadiya Hook  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18194
Name ID: 134740

Feature type: Spit (8)

Origin

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

Narrative

The gravel barrier spit separating the inner Yankee Harbour, Greenwich Island from the outer Shopski Cove and McFarlane Strait. Boomerang-shaped, extending 700 m northwestward from the SW extremity of Oborishte Ridge to a point forming the SE side of the entrance to Shopski Cove, and named Provadiya Point in association, then extending 500 m northwards to end up in Spit Point, the latter forming the S side of the entrance to Yankee Harbour. British mapping in 1968. Named after the town of Provadiya in Northeastern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 31' 47.0" S
- 62.52972°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 47' 26.0" W
- 59.79056°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
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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