Macheret Trench

Macheret Trench (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Macheret Trench  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19068
Name ID: 137421

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 narrow, elongated subglacial valley reaching a maximum depth of 120 m below sea level beneath upper Perunika Glacier on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. From its deepest section at 62°36"38.0"S by 60°15"55.0"W, situated N of Rezen Knoll, the feature extends below sea level 3.8 km in SE direction to near Wörner Gap. Russian-Spanish-Uzbekistan mapping in 2009. Named after the Russian glaciologist Yuriy Macheret, leader of the Russian-Spanish-Uzbekistan ice cap radio sounding project that discovered the trench in 2006.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 37' 20.0" S
- 62.62222°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
60° 14' 50.0" W
- 60.24722°
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

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