Chargan Ridge

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

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

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Place ID: 19562
Name ID: 137934

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 9.5 km in SE-NW direction, 5.4 km wide and rising to 1650 m in the W foothills of Bruce Plateau on Graham Coast in Graham Land. Situated 8.9 km NE of Mount Dewey, 10.7 km SSE of Mount Bigo, 5.9 km SW of Kenderova Buttress, and 31.2 km NW of Kyulevcha Nunatak on Oscar II Coast. Steep and partly ice-free NW and NE slopes. Surmounts Pollard Glacier to the NE, Comrie Glacier to the N, and Bradford Glacier to the W and SW. British mapping in 1971. Named after the settlement of Chargan in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 51' 41.0" S
- 65.86139°
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Longitude:
64° 08' 52.0" W
- 64.14778°
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Altitude:
1650 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 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

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