Pesyakov Hill (Bulgarian: Песяков хълм, ‘Pesyakov Halm’ \pe-sya-'kov 'h&lm\) is the ice-free hill rising to 36 m next south-southwest of the 1988 buildings of St. Kliment Ohridski Base on Bulgarian Beach, Hurd Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Surmounting Grand Lagoon to the west and southwest. Access to the hill is restricted to protect floral communities.
The hill is named after Captain Feliks Pesyakov whose vessel, the Soviet Research Ship Mihail Somov, provided logistic support for building the first facilities of the Bulgarian Antarctic base in April 1988.
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- Antarctica, South Shetland Islands, Livingston Island: Bulgarian Antarctic Base. Sheets 1 and 2. Scale 1:2000 topographic map. Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Agency, 2016. (in Bulgarian)
- Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.
- L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Smith Island. Scale 1:100000 topographic map. Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2017. ISBN 978-619-90008-3-0
- Bulgarian Antarctic Gazetteer. Antarctic Place-names Commission. (details in Bulgarian, basic data in English)
- Pesyakov Hill. SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica
This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.
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