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Kiten Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kiten Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The point forming the S side of the entrance to Chudomir Cove on the Trinity Peninsula coast of Prince Gustav Channel, Weddell Sea. Situated 4.3 km SW of Pitt Point, 7.56 km SE of Mount Reece, and 7.15 km NW of Largelius Point on James Ross Island. German-British mapping in 1996.
Named after the town of Kiten in Southeastern Bulgaria, and in connection with the freezer vessel Kiten 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.
No images of this place could be found.