Melyane Island

Melyane Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Melyane Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19373
Name ID: 137709

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

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

Narrative

The southernmost of Dunbar Islands in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 250 m S of Balsha Island, 1.27 km W of Slab Point and 2.52 km NNE of Kotis Point, Livingston Island. The feature is ice-free, extending 280 m in SE-NW direction and 90 m wide. British mapping in 1968 and Bulgarian mapping in 2009. Named after the settlement of Melyane in Northwestern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 28' 44.2" S
- 62.47894°
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Longitude:
60° 11' 23.0" W
- 60.18972°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Oct-2013

Related information

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