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Canetti Peak (Vrah Kaneti \'vr&h ka-'ne-ti) is a 400 m peak in the Friesland Ridge, Tangra Mountains, eastern Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The peak has precipitous and ice-free western slopes and overlooks Zagore Beach and False Bay to the west and north, and Charity Glacier to the south. The peak was named after Elias Canetti (1905–1994), a Bulgarian-born Nobel laureate in literature.



The peak is located at 62°43′25.3″S 60°19′10″W which is 1.06 km west-southwest of MacKay Peak, 2.13 km north by west of the summit of Veleka Ridge and 1.62 km south-southeast of Ogosta Point.

The peak was mapped by Bulgaria in 2005 and 2009.


  • L.L. Ivanov et al. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich Island, South Shetland Islands. Scale 1:100000 topographic map. Sofia: Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria, 2005.
  • 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

    Canetti Peak Wikipedia

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