Balis Ridge

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

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

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Place ID: 19559
Name ID: 137931

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 rocky, partly ice-covered ridge extending 7 km in SE-NW direction, 1.9 km wide and rising to 1100 m in the N foothills of Forbidden Plateau on Danco Coast in Graham Land. Situated 5.55 km E of Bacho Kiro Peak, 5.34 km SSW of Pishtachev Peak and 7.28 km NW of Mount Walker. Surmounts Rozier Glacier to the NE, Montgolfier Glacier to the SW, and Wilhelmina Bay and its southwesterly part Piccard Cove to the NW where the ridge ends in Sophie Cliff. British mapping in 1980. Named after the Thracian god Balis.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 46' 43.0" S
- 64.77861°
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Longitude:
62° 08' 39.0" W
- 62.14417°
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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 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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