Baykal Point

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

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

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Place ID: 19597
Name ID: 137972

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 mostly ice-covered rocky point projecting 800 m south-southwestwards into Lanusse Bay on the W coast of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Situated 2.63 km ESE of Driencourt Point, 6.55 km NW of Mount Parry and 5.4 km NNE of Minot Point. British mapping in 1980 and 2008. Named afer the settlements of Baykal in Northern and Baykalsko in Western Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 12' 50.0" S
- 64.21389°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 29' 06.0" W
- 62.48500°
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

Biodiversity
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Place names
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