Galerius Peak

Galerius Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Galerius Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 19949
Name ID: 139000

Feature type: Peak

Origin

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

Narrative

The ice-covered peak rising to 1000 m and forming the N extremity of Lassus Mountains in northern Alexander Island. Situated 3.28 km ENE of Vittoria Buttress, 7.4 km SE of Mount Holt, 6 km SW of Mount Braun in Sofia University Mountains, and 3.53 km N of Mount Wilbye. Surmounts Iliev Glacier to the W, Palestrina Glacier to the N and McManus Glacier to the E. British mapping in 1971.

Named For

Named after the Thracian-born Roman Emperor Galerius, 293-311 AD, who issued in Serdica (present Sofia) the Edict of Toleration legitimizing Christianity in the Roman Empire in 311 AD.

Location

Latitude:
69° 27' 55.0" S
- 69.46528°
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Longitude:
71° 32' 58.0" W
- 71.54944°
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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 Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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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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