Talaskara Ridge

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

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

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Place ID: 19868
Name ID: 138290

Feature type: Ridge ( 2d )

Origin

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

Narrative

The ice-covered ridge extending 7.5 km in SE-NW direction and 1.8 km wide, rising to 1800 m on the NW side of Rouen Mountains in northern Alexander Island. Situated 30.9 km SW of Cape Arauco, the island's NE extremity, 5.77 km WSW of Mount Bayonne and 9.4 km NW of Mount Paris, and 29.95 km NE of Mount Newman in Havre Mountains. Surmounts Bongrain Ice Piedmont to the W and SW. Vicinity visited on 6 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 1991.

Named For

Named after the ancient Thracian fortress of Talaskara in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Location

Latitude:
68° 56' 21.5" S
- 68.93931°
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Longitude:
71° 04' 53.0" W
- 71.08139°
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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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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Mar-2017

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