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Albatros Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Albatros Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The mostly ice-covered rocky E entrance point of Lorna Cove on the N coast of Trinity Island in the Palmer Archipelago projecting 600 m north-northeastwards. Situated 5.35 km SE of Cape Wollaston, 6.8 km W of Cape Neumayer and 5.7 km NE of Consecuencia Point. British mapping in 1978.
Named after the ocean fishing trawler Albatros of the Bulgarian company Ocean Fisheries – Burgas whose ships operated in the waters of South Georgia, Kerguelen, the South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula from 1970 to the early 1990s. The Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union, Poland and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.
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