Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Ilchev Buttress (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ilchev Buttress (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Buttress (2d)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The rocky, partly ice-covered buttress extending 5 km in N-S direction, 2.2 km wide and 1000 m high, forming the NE extremity of Chiren Heights on Velingrad Peninsula, Graham Coast in Graham Land. Situated 7.8 km E of Mount Zdarsky, 8.5 km SE of Mount Paulcke, 4.1 km W of Prestoy Point and 10.2 km NW of Mount Genecand. Steep and partly ice-free W, N and E slopes. Surmounts Sohm Glacier to the W, Bilgeri Glacier to the NW, Barilari Bay to the NE and Weir Glacier to the SE. British mapping in 1976. Named after Ivan Ilchev, for his support for the Bulgarian Antarctic programme.
No images of this place could be found.