Pomorie Point

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Location of Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Pomorie Point (on the right) from Miziya Peak, with McFarlane Strait, Meade Islands and Duff Point in the background.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Pomorie Point (Nos Pomorie \'nos po-'mo-ri-e\) is a point on the coast of McFarlane Strait forming the north side of the entrance to Lister Cove, Varna Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

The point is named after the Bulgarian town of Pomorie.

Location[edit]

The point is located at 62°29′05.3″S 60°03′56″W / 62.484806°S 60.06556°W / -62.484806; -60.06556Coordinates: 62°29′05.3″S 60°03′56″W / 62.484806°S 60.06556°W / -62.484806; -60.06556, which is 5.17 km southeast of Williams Point, 7.61 km northeast of Miziya Peak in Vidin Heights, 5.49 km northwest of Inott Point, 4.36 km south-southwest of Duff Point, Greenwich Island, and 2.5 km south-southeast of Channel Rock (British mapping in 1968, Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).

Maps[edit]

References[edit]

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