Mount Balkanska

Mount Balkanska (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Balkanska  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19950
Name ID: 138394

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

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

Narrative

The mostly ice-covered mountain rising to 1600 m in Lassus Mountains, northern Alexander Island. Situated 2.53 km SSW of Moriseni Peak, 16.2 km W of Nebush Nunatak in Elgar Uplands, 4.26 km N of Mount Morley and 4.57 km ESE of Beagle Peak. Steep and partly ice-free SW slopes. Surmounts Nichols Snowfield to the E and Narechen Glacier to the NW. British mapping in 1971.

Named For

Named after the Bulgarian operetta singer Mimi Balkanska (1902-1984).

Location

Latitude:
69° 37' 47.0" S
- 69.62972°
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Longitude:
71° 29' 55.0" W
- 71.49861°
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Altitude:
1600 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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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