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Galabov Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Galabov Ridge (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Ridge
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The mostly ice-covered ridge extending 2.5 km in NNE-SSW direction, 1.4 km wide and rising to 1100 m just SW of Boyn Ridge in Havre Mountains, northern Alexander Island. Situated 5.76 km E of St. George Peak, 4.07 km WNW of Satovcha Peak and 6.33 km N of Nicolai Peak. Surmounts Bongrain Ice Piedmont to the NW and Lennon Glacier to the S. Vicinity visited on 4 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 1971.
Named after Teodor Galabov (1870-1925), head of the Stenographic Office at the National Assembly that developed an early ergonomic keyboard in 1907, adopted as the standard Bulgarian keyboard.
No images of this place could be found.