Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Lapteva Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lapteva Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The island lying 1 km off the N coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago and extending 900 m in N-S direction and 880 m in E-W direction. Situated 10.54 km NE of Quinton Point, 1.5 km WSW of Lajarte Islands, 8.93 km W of Cape Grönland and 3.38 km W by N of Oberbauer Point. British mapping in 1980. Named after Gergana Lapteva, geologist at St. Kliment Ohridski base in 2006/07 and subsequent seasons.
No images of this place could be found.