Arkovna Ridge

Arkovna Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Arkovna Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19177
Name ID: 137542

Feature type:

Origin

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

Narrative

The narrow rocky ridge extending 45 km from the foothills of Madrid Dome to the SW to Delusion Point to the E, 5.7 km wide, and rising to 1300 m (Ishirkov Crag) in Aristotle Mountains on Oscar II Coast in Graham Land. Surmounting Crane Glacier to the NW and N, Spillane Fjord to the NE, and Sexaginta Prista Bay, Mapple Glacier and the head of Melville Glacier to the S. British mapping in 1976. Named after the settlement of Arkovna in Northeastern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 23' 40.0" S
- 65.39444°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
62° 26' 30.0" W
- 62.44167°
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

Related information

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