Bov Point

Bov Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bov Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19575
Name ID: 137950

Feature type: Point (8)

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The ice-covered point on the N side of the entrance to Kayak Bay on the E coast of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Situated 9.36 km SW of Mitchell Point, 2.7 km W of Hvarchil Point on Lecointe Island, 3.35 km NNE of Momino Point, and 2.7 km ESE of Podem Peak whose offshoot forms the point. British mapping in 1980 and 2008. Named after the settlement of Bov in Western Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 17' 07.3" S
- 64.28536°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 09' 14.0" W
- 62.15389°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

new feature (L. Ivanov, 25/05/15) JM

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
19-May-2015

Related information

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