Vardim Rocks

Vardim Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Vardim Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18523
Name ID: 136856

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

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

Narrative

A chain of several islets and rocks lying off the SW extremity of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. Extending 1.3 km in E-W direction and separated from Devils Point to the N by the narrow (20 m) passage of Hell Gates. The group includes the small islands of Demon, Sprite and Imp, with the former two extending 420 by 400 m and 270 by 150 m respectively. British mapping in 1968, Spanish in 1992, and Bulgarian in 2005, 2009 and 2010. Named after the settlement of Vardim and the eponymous Danube River island in Northern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 40' 29.0" S
- 62.67472°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 10' 52.0" W
- 61.18111°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Nov-2009

Related information

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