Rachenitsa Nunatak

Rachenitsa Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rachenitsa Nunatak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19862
Name ID: 138284

Feature type: Nunatak ( 2b )

Origin

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

Narrative

A nunatak 1.8 km long in S-N direction, with twin rocky heights extending 500 by 350 m and 900 by 330 m respectively, rising to 800 m in Nichols Snowfield, northern Alexander Island. The S height is situated 5.3 km SSW of Shaw Nunatak, 8.3 km W of Tegra Nunatak and 8.05 km NW of Nebush Nunatak in Elgar Uplands, and 8.4 km ENE of Moriseni Peak in Lassus Mountains. Vicinity visited on 2 February 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 For

Named after the Bulgarian folk dance Rachenitsa in connection with the settlement of Rachenitsa in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Location

Latitude:
69° 35' 24.0" S
- 69.59000°
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Longitude:
71° 15' 45.0" W
- 71.26250°
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Altitude:
800 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Mar-2017

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