Ivan Alexander Point

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Location of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Ivan Alexander Point (Bulgarian: нос Иван Александър, ‘Nos Ivan Aleksandar’ \'nos i-'van a-lek-'san-d&r\) is the low rocky point on the southeast coast of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica forming the east side of the entrance to Bononia Cove and the west side of the entrance to Tuida Cove.

It is situated 7.34 km east of Ross Point, 8.64 km west-southwest of Duthoit Point, 4.17 km west-southwest of Slavotin Point and 1.73 km north-northeast of Grace Rock.

The point is named after Czar Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria, 1331-1371.


Ivan Alexander Point is located at 62°20′38.6″S 58°58′51″W / 62.344056°S 58.98083°W / -62.344056; -58.98083Coordinates: 62°20′38.6″S 58°58′51″W / 62.344056°S 58.98083°W / -62.344056; -58.98083. British mapping in 1968.



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