Alabak Island

Alabak Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Alabak Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19563
Name ID: 137935

Feature type: Island (5)

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 hilly island in Barilari Bay on Graham Coast in Graham Land extending 1.35 km in E-W direction, 670 m wide, and ending in Huitfeldt Point to the E. Separated from the E coast of Velingrad Peninsula by a 500 m passage formed as a result of glacier retreat in the last decade of 20th century. Situated 4.74 km SE of Vorweg Point, and 11.15 km SW of Duyvis Point on Felipe Solo (Obligado) Peninsula. British mapping in 1971. Named after Alabak Ridge in Southern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 59' 25.0" S
- 65.99028°
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Longitude:
64° 43' 50.0" W
- 64.73056°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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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