Kuber Peak

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Location of Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Kuber Peak from Bransfield Strait.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Kuber Peak (Vrah Kuber \'vr&h 'ku-ber\) is a 770 m peak in Delchev Ridge, Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Overlooking Magura Glacier to the southwest, Dobrudzha Glacier to the southeast, and Iskar Glacier to the north.

Named after Khan Kuber whose Bulgars left Pannonia to settle in Western Macedonia and Albania around 680 AD, and established a state that in the early 8th Century AD merged with the First Bulgarian Empire.


The peak is located at 62°39′16″S 59°57′54″W / 62.65444°S 59.96500°W / -62.65444; -59.96500Coordinates: 62°39′16″S 59°57′54″W / 62.65444°S 59.96500°W / -62.65444; -59.96500 which is 770 m southwest of Ruse Peak, 2.2 km southwest of Delchev Peak, 3.84 km south of Rila Point, 3.08 km east of Helmet Peak, 1.92 km east of Plovdiv Peak, and 1.43 km east-southeast of Shishman Peak to which the peak is linked by Devin Saddle. (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.