Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Svilengrad Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Svilengrad Peninsula (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peninsula (8)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The mostly ice-covered 5.6-km wide peninsula projecting 5.2 km in NW direction into Orléans Strait from Davis Coast in Graham Land. Bounded by Lanchester Bay to the SW and Jordanoff Bay to the NE. Ends in Wennersgaard Point to the NW, and has its interior occupied by the N part of Korten Ridge. German-British mapping in 1996. Named after the town of Svilengrad in Southern Bulgaria, location of an early Bulgarian Air Force base used during the First Balkan War 1912-1913.
No images of this place could be found.