Dometa Point

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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.

Dometa Point (Bulgarian: нос Домета, ‘Nos Dometa’ \'nos do-'me-ta\) is a point on the south coast of Byers Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated 4.3 km west-northwest of Rish Point, 1.2 km southwest of Negro Hill, 4.6 km southeast of Chester Cone, and 4.2 km east-northeast of Nikopol Point.

The point is named after Dometa, governor of the southwestern Bulgarian province of Kutmichevitsa hosting the mission of St. Kliment Ohridski assigned by Czar Boris I of Bulgaria (9th Century AD).

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Dometa Point is located at 62°39′44″S 61°00′51″W / 62.66222°S 61.01417°W / -62.66222; -61.01417Coordinates: 62°39′44″S 61°00′51″W / 62.66222°S 61.01417°W / -62.66222; -61.01417 (British mapping in 1968, detailed Spanish mapping in 1992, and Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).

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