Blagoevgrad Peninsula

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 19126

Feature type:

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The mostly ice-covered peninsula projecting 15 km in SE direction from Oscar II Coast in Graham Land, and 17 km wide. Bounded by Vaughan Inlet to the N and Exasperation Inlet to the S. Ending in Foyn Point to the SE. The E coast of the peninsula is indented by Yamforina Cove, and its interior is partly occupied by the SE portion of Poibrene Heights. Formed as a result of the break-up of Larsen Ice Shelf in the area in 2002, and subsequent retreat of the adjacent Evans Glacier and Punchbowl Glacier. Antarctic Digital Database mapping 2012. Named after the city of Blagoevgrad in Southwestern Bulgaria.

Location

Latitude:
65° 10' 30.0" S
-65.175°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
61° 44' 00.0" W
-61.733°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Accurate to 0m
Region:
Not recorded

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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Dec-2012

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