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Blesna Peak

Blesna Peak (Bulgarian: връх Блесна, ‘Vrah Blesna’ \'vr&h 'ble-sna) is the ice-covered peak of elevation 1300 m in the northeast part of Stribog Mountains on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. It surmounts Paré Glacier to the west and north, and Laënnec Glacier to the southeast.


The peak is named after the medieval fortress of Blesna in Southern Bulgaria.


Blesna Peak is located at 64°10′23″S 62°17′25″W, which is 7.4 km east of Mount Rokitansky, 7.15 km south of Virchow Hill, 6.12 km southwest of Mount Cabeza, 9.82 km west by north of Petroff Point and 6.95 km northwest of Opizo Peak. British mapping in 1980 and 2008.


  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.
  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 64 62. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1980.
  • Brabant Island to Argentine Islands. Scale 1:250000 topographic map. British Antarctic Survey, 2008.
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    Blesna Peak Wikipedia

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