Kasabova Glacier

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 18600

Feature type: Glacier ( 12)

Origin

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

Narrative

The 6 km long and 3.5 km wide glacier on Davis Coast in Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. Draining northwestwards, and turning S of Chanute Peak to flow westwards into Orléans Strait at the head of Lanchester Bay. Named for the Bulgarian pioneer of aviation Rayna Kasabova (1897-1957), a volunteer in the First Balkan War who became the first woman to take part in a combat air mission on October 30, 1912.

Location

Latitude:
63° 56' 20.0" S
-63.939°
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Longitude:
59° 54' 30.0" W
-59.908°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
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Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Nov-2009

Related information

Biodiversity
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