Albena Peninsula

Albena Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Albena Peninsula  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18579
Name ID: 136877

Feature type: Peninsula

Origin

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

Narrative

The peninsula extending 13 km in E-W direction and 9 km wide at its base, forming the E extremity of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Bounded by the terminus of Lister Glacier to the N, and Hill Bay to the S. Ending in Spallanzani Point to the E.

Named For

Named after the Bulgarian sea resort of Albena, and in connection with the freezer vessel Albena of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas whose ships operated in the waters of South Georgia, Kerguelen, the South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula from 1970 to the early 1990s. The Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.

Location

Latitude:
64° 08' 30.0" S
- 64.14167°
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Longitude:
62° 09' 00.0" W
- 62.15000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
23-Nov-2009

Related information

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