Viamata Saddle

Viamata Saddle (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Viamata Saddle  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19602
Name ID: 137977

Feature type: Saddle (2e)

Origin

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

Narrative

The ice-covered saddle of elevation 600 m on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, connecting Stavertsi Ridge on the ENE to Stribog Mountains on the WSW. Situated 6.53 km SSE of Virchow Hill, 3.35 km SW of Mount Cabeza, 7.67 km WNW of Petroff Point and 1 km NNE of Regianum Peak. Part of the glacial divide between Paré Glacier to the NW and a part of the ice cap draining east-southeastwards into Hill Bay. British mapping in 1980 and 2008. Named after the ancient Roman station of Viamata in Southern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 09' 42.0" S
- 64.16167°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 14' 15.0" W
- 62.23750°
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Altitude:
600 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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