Perperek Knoll

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Location of Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Perperek Knoll from Ongal Peak.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Perperek Knoll (Perperekska Mogila \per-pe-'rek-ska mo-'gi-la\) is a 360 m peak in Vidin Heights on Varna Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Partly ice-free southeast slopes. Surmounting Kaliakra Glacier to the west and south. The peak is named after the settlement of Perperek[1] in the Rhodope Mountains hosting the remains of the Thracian holy town of Perperikon.[2]


The knoll is located at 62°32′57″S 60°07′41″W / 62.54917°S 60.12806°W / -62.54917; -60.12806Coordinates: 62°32′57″S 60°07′41″W / 62.54917°S 60.12806°W / -62.54917; -60.12806 which is 5.77 km north of Sliven Peak, 4.51 km northeast of Leslie Hill and 2.41 km southeast of Miziya Peak (Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05, and mapping in 2005 and 2009).



Perperek website

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