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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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Feature type: Spit (8)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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.
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