Tirizis Island

Tirizis Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Tirizis Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19163
Name ID: 137502

Feature type:

Origin

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

Narrative

The rocky island off the E coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands extending 1.05 km in E-W direction and 350 m wide. Ending in Kitchen Point to the E, and separated from the main island to the W by a 100 m wide passage formed as a result of glacier retreat at the end of the first decade of 21st century. Named after the ancient Thracian town of Tirizis in Northeastern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 23' 20.0" S
- 62.38889°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
59° 21' 15.0" W
- 59.35417°
Accurate to 0m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Accurate to 0m

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

Related information

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