Peter Peak

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 17414

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

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

Narrative

Peak rising to over 850 m in Delchev Ridge, Tangra Mountains, eastern Livingston Island. Situated 550 m NW of Delchev Peak, 2.7 km SE by S of Rila Point, 1.9 km W by S of Yavorov Peak and 1.8 km SW of Rodopi Peak. Surmounting Iskar Glacier to the W, Bruix Cove to the NW and Sopot Ice Piedmont to the N. Named after Czar Peter II of Bulgaria, 1185 - 1197 AD, who together with his brother Czar Asen I restored Bulgaria's independence to establish the Second Bulgarian Kingdom.

Location

Latitude:
62° 38' 16.0" S
-62.638°
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Longitude:
59° 56' 43.0" W
-59.945°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
17-Feb-2004

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