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Liverpool Beach (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Liverpool Beach (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 crescent-shaped beach extending 1.8 km on the S coast of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated on the W side of the small ice-free promontory ending in Hannah Point, and bounded by Hannah Point to the W, Ustra Peak to the NE and the terminus of Verila Glacier to the N. One of the most popular tourist sites in Antarctica, frequented by cruise ships. British mapping in 1821, 1962 and 1968, Argentine in 1959 and 1980, Chilean in 1971, Spanish in 1991, and Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009. Named after the British city of Liverpool, the home port of many 19th century sealing ships operating in the South Shetlands. Approved on December 6, 2010.
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