Grigorov Glacier

Grigorov Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Grigorov Glacier  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18666
Name ID: 136993

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

The 1.8 km long and 1.3 km wide glacier on the S coast of Albena Peninsula on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Flowing southeastwards to enter Hill Bay W of Kostur Point. Named for the Bulgarian scientist Stamen Grigorov (1878-1945) who discovered the bacteria Lactobacillus bulgaricus used in the production of yoghurt. Approved on June 3, 2010.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 09' 05.0" S
- 64.15139°
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Longitude:
62° 07' 30.0" W
- 62.12500°
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Altitude:
0 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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:
3-Jun-2010

Related information

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