Lebed Point

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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Place ID: 19529
Name ID: 137901

Feature type: Point (8)

Origin

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

Narrative

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 For

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.

Location

Latitude:
61° 14' 57.5" S
- 61.24931°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
54° 01' 55.0" W
- 54.03194°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
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

Biodiversity
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Place names
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