Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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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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Feature type: None recorded.
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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.
No images of this place could be found.