Meldia Rock

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 19493

Feature type: Rock (5)

Origin

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

Narrative

The rock of diameter 220 m and split in E-W direction, lying off the NW coast of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 800 m N of Smilets Point, 2.2 km ENE of Folger Rock, 3.37 km SW of Withem Island and 2.43 km WSW of Retamales Point. British mapping in 1968. Named after the ancient Roman station of Meldia in Western Bulgaria.

Location

Latitude:
62° 15' 28.7" S
-62.258°
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Longitude:
59° 11' 21.0" W
-59.189°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Jan-2014

Related information

Biodiversity
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