Kanchov Peak

Kanchov Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Kanchov Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19764
Name ID: 138144

Feature type: Peak

Origin

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

Narrative

The rocky peak rising to 1200 m on the W coast of Pernik Peninsula, Loubet Coast in Graham Land. Situated 4 km SE of Álvarez Point formed by an offshoot of the peak, 14.2 km SW of Mount Deeley, 9.8 km NNW of Zhelev Peak and 13.9 km NE of Hooke Point. Steep and partly ice-free slopes. Surmounts Lallemand Fjord to the W, Salmon Cove to the N, and Field Glacier to the SE and S. British mapping in 1978. Named after the Bulgarian geographer, ethnographer and historian Vasil Kanchov (1862-1902).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 07' 35.0" S
- 67.12639°
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Longitude:
66° 26' 14.0" W
- 66.43722°
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Altitude:
1200 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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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