Plovdiv Peak

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Location of Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Plovdiv Peak from Bransfield Strait.
Topographic map of Livingston Island and Smith Island.

Plovdiv Peak (Vrah Plovdiv \'vr&h 'plov-div\) is a peak rising to 1,040 m in the east extremity of Levski Ridge, Tangra Mountains, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The peak overlooks Magura Glacier to the south and Iskar Glacier to the north-northeast.

The peak was named after the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv.


The peak is located at 62°39′12″S 60°00′35″W / 62.65333°S 60.00972°W / -62.65333; -60.00972Coordinates: 62°39′12″S 60°00′35″W / 62.65333°S 60.00972°W / -62.65333; -60.00972, which is 3.15 km east-northeast of Great Needle Peak (Pico Falsa Aguja), 1.17 km east of Helmet Peak, 3.48 km south of Yana Point, 780 m southwest of Shishman Peak, 1.92 km west of Kuber Peak and 4.22 km north of M'Kean Point and (Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).



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