Mount Tsotsorkov

Tsotsorkov, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Tsotsorkov  (The name as it would appear on a map)

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Place ID: 19560
Name ID: 137932

Feature type: Mountain (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 mountain extending 7.6 km in N-S direction, 3 km wide and rising to 1600 m in the NW foothills of Forbidden Plateau on Danco Coast in Graham Land. Situated 11.15 km ESE of Mount Inverleith, and 21 km NW of Travnik Buttress on Oscar II Coast. Surmounts Bagshawe Glacier to the SW, and Andvord Bay and its southernmost part Lester Cove to the N where the ridge ends in Forbes Point. British mapping in 1980. Named after the Bulgarian industrialist Lachezar Tsotsorkov for his sustained support for the Bulgarian Antarctic programme.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 56' 23.0" S
- 64.93972°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 31' 17.0" W
- 62.52139°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
1600 m
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-2014

Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View Bulgarian or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.