Archar Peninsula

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Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Archar Peninsula
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Archar Peninsula (Poluostrov Archar \po-lu-'os-trov ar-'char\) located in the North-Western extremity of Greenwich Island, Antarctica. The three km long peninsula is bounded by Razlog Cove to the North and McFarlane Strait to the South. Its western half is snow-free in summer. The peninsula is named after the settlement of Archar in Northwestern Bulgaria, successor of the ancient town of Ratiaria.

Coordinates: 62°27′30″S 60°00′00″W / 62.45833°S 60.00000°W / -62.45833; -60.00000

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This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.