Vaskidovich Ridge

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

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

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Place ID: 19956
Name ID: 139011

Feature type: Ridge

Origin

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

Narrative

The mostly ice-covered ridge extending 4.6 km in E-W direction and 1.5 km wide, rising to 1350 m on the W side of Rouen Mountains in northern Alexander Island. Situated just N of the W entrance to Golden Pass, 10.32 km NNE of Serpent Nunatak, 14.73 km ENE of the central height of Landers Peaks in Sofia University Mountains, 12.6 km SW of Mount Sanderson and 15.25 km WSW of Mount Cupola. Surmounts Nichols Snowfield to the WSW. Visited on 28 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 For

Named after the Bulgarian National Revival enlightener Emanuil Vaskidovich (1795-1875).

Location

Latitude:
69° 23' 05.0" S
- 69.38472°
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Longitude:
70° 49' 24.0" W
- 70.82333°
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Altitude:
1350 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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