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Akra Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Akra Peninsula (The name as it would appear on a map)
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This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The mostly ice-covered peninsula projecting 11 km eastwards from Oscar II Coast in Graham Land, and 5.2 km wide. Bounded by Exasperation Inlet to the N and Scar Inlet to the S, and ending in Cape Disappointment to the E. Formed as a result of the break-up of Larsen Ice Shelf in the area, and the retreat of Pequod Glacier in the early 21st century. Antarctic Digital Database mapping in 2012. Named after the ancient town of Akra in Southeastern .Bulgaria.
No images of this place could be found.