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Bakshev Ridge

Bakshev Ridge (Bulgarian: Бакшев рид, ‘Bakshev Rid’ \'bak-shev 'rid) is a rugged rocky ridge on Rugged Island off the west coast of Byers Peninsula of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica extending 700 m in southeast-northwest direction, with a highest point of elevation 239 m situated 660 m east of San Stefano Peak, 1.25 km west of Vund Point, and 1.1 km northwest of Radev Point.

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The ridge is named after Petar Bogdan Bakshev (1601–1674), Catholic Archbishop of Sofia, and author of an early Bulgarian historiography published in 1667.

Location

Bakshev Ridge is located at 62°37′55″S 61°12′48″W. Spanish mapping in 1992 and Bulgarian in 2009.

Map

  • Península Byers, Isla Livingston. Mapa topográfico a escala 1:25000. Madrid: Servicio Geográfico del Ejército, 1992.
  • L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4
  • References

    Bakshev Ridge Wikipedia


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