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Lebed Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lebed Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point (8)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The rocky point on the S side of the entrance to Istros Bay on the E coast of Clarence Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 8.1 km NNE of Cape Bowles and 3.2 km S of Sugarloaf Island. British mapping in 1972 and 2009.
Named after the settlement of Lebed in Southern Bulgaria, and in connection with the ocean fishing trawler Lebed of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas that operated in Antarctic waters off South Georgia in the 1970/71 season. The Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.
No images of this place could be found.