Prosechen Island

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

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

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Place ID: 19376
Name ID: 137714

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 northern of two rocky islands in Smyadovo Cove on the W coast of Rugged Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 1.04 km S of Cape Sheffield and 500 m N by E of Ugain Point. The feature is 500 m long in E-W direction and 140 m wide. Separated from Rugged Island to the N and Toledo Island to the S by 70 m and 60 m wide passages respectively. Spanish mapping in 1992 and Bulgarian mapping in 2009. Named after the settlement of Prosechen in Northeastern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 37' 23.0" S
- 62.62306°
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Longitude:
61° 17' 44.0" W
- 61.29556°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
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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