Kereka Island

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

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

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Place ID: 19417
Name ID: 137768

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 mostly ice-covered island extending 1.75 km in SE-NW direction and 580 m wide in the Pitt island group of Biscoe Islands. Situated 3.15 km S of Snodgrass Island and 4.4 km NW of Lacuna Island, and separated from neighbouring Slumkey Island to the WSW by an 80 m wide passage. British mapping in 1971. Named after the settlement of Kereka in Northern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 29' 38.0" S
- 65.49389°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 25' 20.0" W
- 65.42222°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
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:
21-Oct-2013

Related information

Biodiversity
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Place names
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