Sikera Valley

Sikera Valley (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Sikera Valley  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19160
Name ID: 137505

Feature type:

Origin

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

Narrative

The 17 km long and 5.7 km wide ice-filled valley between Doyran Heights and Flowers Hills on the E side of Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains. A steep 4-km side glacier draining NE from Mount Havener in Doyran Heights empties into the upper part of the valley next S of Kostinbrod Pass. The valley ice flows southeastwards towards Rutford Ice Stream. US mapping in 1988. Named after the medieval fortress of Sikera in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 30' 00.0" S
- 78.50000°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
84° 13' 00.0" W
- 84.21667°
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

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