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Tegra Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tegra Nunatak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Nunatak ( 2d )
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The mostly ice-free rocky ridge extending 2.6 km in E-W direction and 700 m wide, rising to 1200 m at the W extremity of Elgar Uplands in northern Alexander Island. Situated 5 km NNE of Nebush Nunatak, 8.1 km SE of Shaw Nunatak and 9.38 km S by E of Lizard Nunatak. Surmounts Delius Glacier to the SE and Nichols Snowfield to the N and W. Visited on 30 January 1988 by the geological team of Christo Pimpirev and Borislav Kamenov (First Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition), and Philip Nell and Peter Marquis (British Antarctic Survey). British mapping in 1971.
Named after the ancient Roman fortress of Tegra in Northeastern Bulgaria.
No images of this place could be found.