Buache Peak

Buache Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Buache Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19353
Name ID: 137744

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

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

Narrative

The mostly ice-covered peak rising to 600 m on Two Hummock Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Situated 1.63 km SW of Modev Peak, 4.8 km NW of Veyka Point and 1.93 km NE of Palaver Point. Precipitous and partly ice-free WNW slopes. British mapping 1978. Named after the French cartographer Philippe Buache (1700-1773) who published maps of the south polar region in 1739 and 1754.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 08' 20.0" S
- 64.13889°
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Longitude:
61° 43' 38.0" W
- 61.72722°
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Altitude:
600 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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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