Opalchenie Peak

Opalchenie Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Opalchenie Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18844
Name ID: 137201

Feature type: (2d)

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 4600 m at the S extremity of Vinson Plateau, Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains. Situated 2.66 km SSE of Silverstein Peak, 990 m S of Fukushima Peak, 7.49 km NW of Mount Rutford, 4.09 km N by E of Mount Slaughter and 7.41 km E of Brichebor Peak. The peak is of low prominence except to the S, where two parallel ridges descend steeply southwestwards with Donnellan Glacier flowing in between and Mount Slaughter rising on the more southerly ridge. Precipitous and partly ice-free S slopes. US mapping in 1988. Named after the Bulgarian Volunteer Force in the 1877-1878 Russo-Turkish War and the Macedonian-Adrianople Volunteer Force in the 1912-1913 Balkan Wars, "opalchenie" being the Bulgarian for "volunteer force". Approved on December 6, 2010.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 34' 02.0" S
- 78.56722°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
85° 34' 53.0" W
- 85.58139°
Accurate to 0m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Accurate to 0m

Images

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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

new feature (Ivanov, 13.12.10)

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Jun-2010

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