Tsarevets Buttress

Tsarevets Buttress (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Tsarevets Buttress  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19752
Name ID: 138132

Feature type: Buttress

Origin

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

Narrative

The rounded ice-covered buttress extending 7 km in N-S direction and 7 km in E-W direction, rising to 1749 m on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land. Situated on the NW side of Detroit Plateau, 20 km SE of Wennersgaard Point. Connected to Korten Ridge on the WNW by Podvis Col. Steep and partly ice-free SW, N and E slopes. Surmounts Temple Glacier to the SW, Sabine Glacier to the NW and Whitecloud Glacier to the NNE and E. German-British mapping in 1996. Named after Tsarevets Hill in the city of Veliko Tarnovo, the seat of the Bulgarian royal court in the 12th-14th centuries.

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Location

Latitude:
63° 58' 50.0" S
- 63.98056°
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Longitude:
59° 40' 10.0" W
- 59.66944°
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Altitude:
1749 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Mar-2016

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