Balvan Point

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 19179

Feature type:

Origin

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

Narrative

The rocky point on the S side of the entrance to Solari Bay on Nordenskjöld Coast in Graham Land. Situated 4.35 km N of Pedersen Nunatak, 33.7 km NE of Cape Fairweather, 2.7 km SE of Sentinel Nunatak, and 10.27 km SSW of Richard Knoll. Formed as a result of the break-up of Larsen Ice Shelf in the area in the late 20th century. Antarctic Digital Database mapping in 2012. Named after the settlement of Balvan in Northern Bulgaria.

Location

Latitude:
64° 47' 13.0" S
-64.787°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
60° 41' 46.0" W
-60.696°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
27-Feb-2013

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Biodiversity
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