Giridava Glacier

Giridava Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Giridava Glacier  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19526
Name ID: 137898

Feature type: Glacier (12)

Origin

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

Narrative

The 2.7 km long and 1.2 km wide glacier on the W side of Urda Ridge on Clarence Island in the South Shetland Islands situated N of Skaplizo Glacier and SW of Bersame Glacier. Drains the slopes of Mount Irving, flows northwestwards and enters Chinstrap Cove E of Vaglen Point. British mapping in 1972 and 2009. Named after the Thracian settlement of Giridava in Northern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 15' 25.0" S
- 61.25694°
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Longitude:
54° 10' 20.0" W
- 54.17222°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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-Nov-2014

Related information

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