Komuniga Island

Komuniga Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Komuniga Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19703
Name ID: 138083

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

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

Narrative

An ice-covered island extending 1.3 km in SE-NW direction and 1.1 km wide, the southernmost in the Correo group in Bigo Bay on Graham Coast in Graham Land. Situated off the SW coast of Magnier Peninsula, 1.3 km NW of the nearest mainland point and 500 m SE of Baurene Island. The feature emerged as a distinct geographical entity following the retreat of Magnier Peninsula's ice cap in the first decade of the 21st century. British mapping in 1971. Named after the settlement of Komuniga in Southern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 43' 27.0" S
- 65.72417°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 23' 37.0" W
- 64.39361°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Oct-2015

Related information

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