Pesyakov Hill

Pesyakov Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Pesyakov Hill  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18765
Name ID: 137079

Feature type:

Origin

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

Narrative

The ice-free hill rising to 36 m on Bulgarian Beach, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated next SSW of the 1988 buildings of St. Kliment Ohridski base, 490 m NE of Hespérides Point and 270 m SW of Sinemorets Hill. Surmounting Grand Lagoon to the W and SW. Access to the hill is restricted to protect floral communities. Spanish mapping in 1991, and Bulgarian in 1996. Named after Captain Feliks Pesyakov whose vessel, the Soviet Research Ship Mihail Somov, provided logistic support for building the first facilities of the Bulgarian Antarctic base in April 1988.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 38' 31.0" S
- 62.64194°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
60° 21' 56.0" W
- 60.36556°
Accurate to 0m
Altitude:
36 m
Accurate to 0m

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
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:
14-Sep-2010

Related information

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