Taran Plateau

Taran Plateau (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Taran Plateau  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19588
Name ID: 137963

Feature type: Plateau (2h)

Origin

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

Narrative

The ice-covered plateau of elevation 1100 to 1700 m on the E side of Harvey Heights in Stribog Mountains on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Extends 5.5 km in E-W direction and 3.3 km in N-S direction. Bounded by Laƫnnec Glacier on the N, Svetovrachene Glacier on the E and S, and the head of Malpighi Glacier on the SW. Connected to Avroleva Heights to the E by Doriones Saddle, and has its SW part abutted by Basarbovo Ridge. Steep and partly ice-free N slopes and small parts of the SE and SW slopes. British mapping in 1980 and 2008. Named after the settlement of Taran in Southern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 14' 00.0" S
- 64.23333°
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Longitude:
62° 15' 00.0" W
- 62.25000°
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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

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

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
19-May-2015

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