Vola Ridge

Vola Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Vola Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19863
Name ID: 138285

Feature type: Ridge ( 2d )

Origin

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

Narrative

The mostly ice-covered triple-peaked ridge extending 2.6 km in SSE-NNW direction and 1.1 km wide, rising to 1000 m on the SE side of Sofia University Mountains in northern Alexander Island. Situated 7.41 km NE of Mount Kliment Ohridski, 12.91 km E of Mount Wilbye in Lassus Mountains, 9.88 km SE of Mount Braun, 6.41 km SSW of the central height of Landers Peaks, 6.03 km ESE of Lizard Nunatak and 7.04 km N of Shaw Nunatak. Surmounts Poste Valley to the NW and Nichols Snowfield to the SE. 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 protected site of Vola in Western Balkan Mountains.

Location

Latitude:
69° 28' 52.0" S
- 69.48111°
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Longitude:
71° 13' 35.0" W
- 71.22639°
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Altitude:
1000 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Mar-2017

Related information

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