Dospey Heights

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

Dospey Heights (Bulgarian: Доспейски възвишения, ‘Dospeyski Vazvisheniya’ \do-'spey-ski va-zvi-'she-ni-ya\) are the ice-free heights on Ray Promontory in the northwestern part of Byers Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Extending 6 km southeastwards from Essex Point and Start Point, and 2.6 km wide. Rising to 265 m at Start Hill.

The heights are named after the settlement of Dospey in Rila Mountain, southwestern Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Dospey Heights are centred at 62°35′50″S 61°08′25″W / 62.59722°S 61.14028°W / -62.59722; -61.14028Coordinates: 62°35′50″S 61°08′25″W / 62.59722°S 61.14028°W / -62.59722; -61.14028. British mapping in 1968, Spanish in 1991 and 1993 and Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009.

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References[edit]

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