Komini Peak

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Location of Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Komini Peak from Shipka Valley.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Komini Peak (Bulgarian: Vrah Komini \'vr&h ko-'mi-ni\) is a peak with an elevation of 774 m (2,539 ft) on the north slopes of Levski Peak, in the Tangra Mountains, in Livingston Island, Antarctica.

The peak has precipitous rocky western slopes and was first climbed by Lyubomir Ivanov from Camp Academia by way of its 212-m high western rock wall on 21 December 2004.

The feature is named after Komini Peak in Vitosha Mountain, Western Bulgaria.


The peak is located at 62°39′10″S 60°07′05.7″W / 62.65278°S 60.118250°W / -62.65278; -60.118250Coordinates: 62°39′10″S 60°07′05.7″W / 62.65278°S 60.118250°W / -62.65278; -60.118250 which is 1.16 km (0.72 mi) north of Levski Peak, 1.7 km (1.1 mi) northeast of Lyaskovets Peak, 1.54 km (0.96 mi) east of Zograf Peak and 1.35 km (0.84 mi) southeast of Lozen Nunatak, 540 m (590 yd) south of Ravda Peak, 1.71 km (1.06 mi) southwest of Nestinari Nunataks and 2.36 km (1.47 mi) west of Plana Peak (Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05, and mapping in 2005 and 2009).



  • L.L. Ivanov, Livingston Island: Tangra Mountains, Komini Peak, west slope new rock route; Lyaskovets Peak, first ascent; Zograf Peak, first ascent; Vidin Heights, Melnik Peak, Melnik Ridge, first ascent, The American Alpine Journal, 2005, 312-315.
  • SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.

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