Akra Peninsula

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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Place ID: 19175
Name ID: 137540

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 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.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 33' 10.0" S
- 65.55278°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
61° 49' 00.0" W
- 61.81667°
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:
27-Feb-2013

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