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Balvan Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Balvan Point (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 rocky point on the S side of the entrance to Solari Bay on Nordenskjöld Coast in Graham Land. Situated 4.35 km N of Pedersen Nunatak, 33.7 km NE of Cape Fairweather, 2.7 km SE of Sentinel Nunatak, and 10.27 km SSW of Richard Knoll. Formed as a result of the break-up of Larsen Ice Shelf in the area in the late 20th century. Antarctic Digital Database mapping in 2012. Named after the settlement of Balvan in Northern Bulgaria.
No images of this place could be found.