Svilengrad Peninsula

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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Place ID: 19757
Name ID: 138137

Feature type: Peninsula (8)

Origin

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

Narrative

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.

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Location

Latitude:
63° 52' 15.0" S
- 63.87083°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 54' 00.0" W
- 59.90000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
23-Mar-2016

Related information

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