Spanish Point (Antarctica)
Spanish Point (Nos Española \'nos e-spa-'nyo-la\) is located on Bulgarian Beach on Hurd Peninsula, eastern Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica formed by an offshoot of Spanish Knoll.
The name was given in recognition of key Spanish logistic support for the Bulgarian Antarctic programme.
The point is located at Coordinates: , which is 610 m north-northeast of Sinemorets Hill, 1.34 km northeast of Hespérides Point and 4.06 km east-southeast of Smolyan Point. (British mapping in 1968, Spanish in 1991, and Bulgarian in 1996 and 2005. Co-ordinates, elevation and distances given according to a 1995-96 Bulgarian topographic survey).
- 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
This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.
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