Semela Ridge

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

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

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Place ID: 19565
Name ID: 137937

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 ice-covered ridge extending 8.5 km in E-W direction and 3.2 km wide, rising to 2000 m in the W foothills of Bruce Plateau on Loubet Coast in Graham Land. Situated 18.7 km N of Bacharach Nunatak, 11.2 km ENE of Mount Bain, 14.58 km S of Purmerul Peak and 10.8 km W of Slessor Peak. Steep and partly ice-free S, W and N slopes. Surmounts Erskine Glacier to the S and W, and Byway Glacier to the N. British mapping in 1976. Named after the Thracian goddess Semela.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 31' 31.0" S
- 66.52528°
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Longitude:
65° 12' 48.0" W
- 65.21333°
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Altitude:
2000 m
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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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