Velichkov Knoll

Velichkov Knoll (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Velichkov Knoll  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18710
Name ID: 137001

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 peak rising to 970 m E of Sabine Glacier and W of Andrew Glacier on Davis Coast in Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. Situated 6.55 km ESE of Bankya Peak, 5.25 km NE of Sredorek Peak and 6.3 km SW of Nikyup Point. German-British mapping in 1996. Named after the Bulgarian aviation pioneer Stoyan Velichkov (b. 1871) who constructed the first air dropped bomb ?Velichka? used in the First Balkan War in 1912. Approved on June 3, 2010.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 53' 41.0" S
- 63.89472°
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Longitude:
59° 45' 27.0" W
- 59.75750°
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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 Scale:
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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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