Aleksandrov Ridge

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

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

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Place ID: 20059
Name ID: 139109

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 rocky, partly ice-covered ridge extending 4.7 km in NNE-SSW direction and 1.7 km wide, rising to 800 m on the W side of Lassus Mountains in northern Alexander Island. Situated 4.28 km SW of Mount Wilbye, 9.65 km NW of Mount Devol and 9.75 km NNE of Faulkner Nunatak. Surmounts Narechen Glacier to the SSE and Lazarev Bay to the W. British mapping in 1971.

Named For

Named after Borislav Aleksandrov, geodetic surveyor at St. Kliment Ohridski base during the 1998/99 and subsequent seasons.

Location

Latitude:
69° 31' 06.5" S
- 69.51847°
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Longitude:
71° 38' 38.0" W
- 71.64389°
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Altitude:
800 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Mar-2017

Related information

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