Chemish Ridge

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

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

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Place ID: 19287
Name ID: 137652

Feature type:

Origin

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

Narrative

The rocky ridge extending 8.55 km in WNW-ESE direction, 2 km wide and rising to 600 m on Foyn Coast, Antarctic Peninsula. Situated 6.55 km SE of Meda Nunatak, 13.15 km SW of Bastion Peak and 9.52 km NE of Gluhar Hill. Surmounting Attlee Glacier to the N and Bevin Glacier to the S, with its E extremity forming Fitzmaurice Point. British mapping in 1974. Named after the settlement of Chemish in Northwestern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 15' 17.0" S
- 66.25472°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
63° 46' 12.0" W
- 63.77000°
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:
16-Jul-2013

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