Kaliman Island

Kaliman Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Kaliman Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19959
Name ID: 138391

Feature type: Island

Origin

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

Narrative

The triangular, flat rocky island extending 250 m in SSE-NNW direction and 80 m wide in Walker Bay, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. Situated 3.9 km NW of Hannah Point, 9.5 km NE of Bond Point and 4.62 km S of Snow Peak, and connected to Livingston Island on the N by a 600 m long moraine tombolo. Formed as result of the retreat of Verila Glacier in the first decade of 21st century. Bulgarian mapping in 2005, 2009 and 2017.

Named For

Named after Czar Kaliman Asen of Bulgaria, 1241-1246 AD.

Location

Latitude:
62° 37' 31.0" S
- 62.62528°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 39' 44.0" W
- 60.66222°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

request by L. Ivanov, 12.07.2018

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Mar-2017

Related information

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