Sonketa Ridge

Sonketa Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Sonketa Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19548
Name ID: 137920

Feature type: Ridge (2d)

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 ridge extending 11.5 km in E-W direction and 4 km wide, rising to 1100 m in the W foothills of Detroit Plateau and partly on Relyovo Peninsula on Danco Coast in Graham Land. Connected to the NW slopes of Razhana Buttress to the E by Zhelad Saddle. Surmounts Sikorsky Glacier to the N and Trepetlika Glacier to the S. British mapping in 1978. Sonketa is a Thracian place name from Western Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 13' 40.0" S
- 64.22778°
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Longitude:
60° 53' 00.0" W
- 60.88333°
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Altitude:
1100 m
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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:
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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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Place names
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