Blesna Peak

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

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

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Place ID: 19600
Name ID: 137975

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 ice-covered peak of elevation 1300 m in the NE part of Stribog Mountains on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Situated 7.4 km E of Mount Rokitansky, 7.15 km S of Virchow Hill, 6.12 km SW of Mount Cabeza, 9.82 km W by N of Petroff Point and 6.95 km NW of Opizo Peak. Surmounts Paré Glacier to the W and N, and Laënnec Glacier to the SE. British mapping in 1980 and 2008. Named after the medieval fortress of Blesna in Southern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 10' 23.0" S
- 64.17306°
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Longitude:
62° 17' 25.0" W
- 62.29028°
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Altitude:
1300 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

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