Mount Mecheva

Mecheva, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Mecheva  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19312
Name ID: 137677

Feature type:

Origin

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

Narrative

The broad ice-covered peak with precipitous rocky N, E and SW slopes rising to 850 m in Bigla Ridge on Foyn Coast, Antarctic Peninsula. Situated 13 km SW of Balder Point, 13.7 km NW of Spur Point, 14.9 km N of Varad Point and 6.87 km NE of Chuypetlovo Knoll. Surmounting Beaglehole Glacier to the SW, Sleipnir Glacier to the NW and Cabinet Inlet to the NE. British mapping in 1974 and 1976. Named after Rumyana Mecheva, biologist at St. Kliment Ohridski base in 1999/2000 and subsequent seasons.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 30' 11.0" S
- 66.50306°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
64° 00' 12.0" W
- 64.00333°
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

Related information

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