Ruse Peak

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Location of Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Ruse Peak from Bransfield Strait.

Ruse Peak (Vrah Ruse \'vr&h 'ru-se\) is a peak rising to over 800 m in the west part of Delchev Ridge in Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The peak surmounts Iskar Glacier and Bruix Cove to the north, and Dobrudzha Glacier to the south.

The peak is named after the Bulgarian city of Ruse, also spelt Rousse in the past.

Location[edit]

The peak is located at 62°38′55″S 59°57′25″W / 62.64861°S 59.95694°W / -62.64861; -59.95694Coordinates: 62°38′55″S 59°57′25″W / 62.64861°S 59.95694°W / -62.64861; -59.95694, which is 1.48 km southwest of Delchev Peak, 1.76 km east of Shishman Peak and 3.26 km south of Rila Point (Bulgarian mapping 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.