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Pernik Peninsula

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Pernik Peninsula

Pernik Peninsula (Bulgarian: полуостров Перник, ‘Poluostrov Pernik’ po-lu-'os-trov 'per-nik) is the ice-covered peninsula projecting 40 km in northwest direction from Loubet Coast on the west side of Antarctic Peninsula. It is bounded by Darbel Bay to the northeast, Lallemand Fjord to the west and Crystal Sound to the northwest, and its northern part is dominated by Protector Heights.

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The peninsula is named after the city of Pernik in Western Bulgaria.

Location

Pernik Peninsula is centred at 66°45′50″S 66°12′00″W. British mapping in 1976.

Maps

  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 66 66. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1976.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), 1993–2016.
  • References

    Pernik Peninsula Wikipedia


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