Zhelev Peak

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

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

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Place ID: 19767
Name ID: 138147

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 1650 m on the W coast of Pernik Peninsula, Loubet Coast in Graham Land. Situated 12.85 km SE of Álvarez Point, 8.2 km SW of Barziya Peak, 17.15 km NE of Bartholin Peak and 15.35 km E of Hooke Point. Steep and partly ice-free W slopes. Surmounts Lallemand Fjord to the W, Field Glacier to the N and its tributary Narezne Glacier to the NE, and Haefeli Glacier to the SSE. British mapping in 1978. Named after Zhelyu Zhelev (1935-2015), President of Bulgaria 1990-1997, for his support for the Bulgarian Antarctic programme.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 12' 32.0" S
- 67.20889°
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Longitude:
66° 21' 40.0" W
- 66.36111°
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Altitude:
1650 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Mar-2016

Related information

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