Bourchier Cove

Bourchier Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bourchier Cove  (The name as it would appear on a map)

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Place ID: 18654
Name ID: 137019

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 2.35 km wide cove indenting for 860 m the NW coast of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands. Entered between Jirecek Point and Villagra Point. Bulgarian mapping in 2009. Named after Bourchier Peak in Rila Mountain, Southwestern Bulgaria in connection with the British journalist and Bulgarian activist James Bourchier (1850-1920). Approved on June 3, 2010.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 57' 20.0" S
- 62.95556°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 33' 00.0" W
- 62.55000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
0 m
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

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:
3-Jun-2010

Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View Bulgarian or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.