Gurkovska Cove

Gurkovska Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Gurkovska Cove  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19782
Name ID: 138162

Feature type: Cove (3)

Origin

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

Narrative

The 3 km wide cove indenting for 2.5 km the E extremity of Elephant Island in the South Shetland Islands. Entered SW of Cape Valentine and NE of Walker Point. Formed as a result of the retreat of The Stadium (a glacier feeding the cove’s head) in the first decade of 21st century. British mapping of the area in 2009. Named after Yuliya Gurkovska (1945-2001), participant in the Second Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition 1993/94, for her support for the Bulgarian Antarctic programme.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 07' 40.0" S
- 61.12778°
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Longitude:
54° 42' 00.0" W
- 54.70000°
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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 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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