Chapanov Peak

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

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

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Place ID: 19056
Name ID: 137404

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 rocky, partly ice-free peak rising to 600 m in Metlichina Ridge on Oscar II Coast, Antarctic Peninsula. Situated 1.95 km NW of Diralo Point, 2.58 km SE of Zahariev Peak and 5.85 km W of Kaloyanov Peak in Poibrene Heights. Overlooking Punchbowl Glacier to the NNE and Borima Bay to the S. British mapping in 1964. Named after the meteorologist Tsoncho Chapanov (1930-1971), the first Bulgarian scientist to have worked in Antarctica, at the Soviet base Mirny in January-April 1967.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 11' 21.0" S
- 65.18917°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
62° 00' 24.0" W
- 62.00667°
Accurate to 0m
Altitude:
Not recorded
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:
5-Jun-2012

Related information

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