Ojeda Beach

Ojeda Beach (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ojeda Beach  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19074
Name ID: 137427

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 ice-free beach extending 730 m on the SE coast of South Bay, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. Bounded by Hespérides Point to the N, Hesperides Hill and Atlantic Club Ridge to the E, and Boeritsa Point to the S. Possibly visited by early 19th century sealers frequenting the nearby Johnsons Dock. Spanish mapping in 1991 and Bulgarian in 1996, 2005 and 2009. Named after Miguel Ángel Ojeda Cárdenes, manager of the Spanish Antarctic logistics and base commander at Juan Carlos I base during several seasons, for his support for the Bulgarian Antarctic programme.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 38' 49.0" S
- 62.64694°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
60° 22' 13.0" W
- 60.37028°
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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