Venchan Peak

Venchan Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Venchan Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19596
Name ID: 137971

Feature type: Peak (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 peak rising to 1100 m at the end of a side ridge extending towards Lanusse Bay from Mount Parry in Stribog Mountains on Brabant Island in Palmer Archipelago. Situated 2.46 km NW of Mount Parry, 3.85 km ENE of Minot Point and 6.3 km SE of Driencourt Point. Steep and partly ice-free SW, NW and NE slopes. Surmounts Djerassi Glacier to the N. British mapping in 1980 and 2008. Named after the settlement of Venchan in Northeastern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 14' 54.0" S
- 64.24833°
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Longitude:
62° 26' 45.0" W
- 62.44583°
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Altitude:
1100 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 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

Related information

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