Serdica Peak

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Location of Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.[1]
Serdica Peak from Bransfield Strait, with Silistra Knoll to the left and Boyana Glacier in the foreground.
Topographic map of Livingston Island.

Serdica Peak (Vrah Serdica \'vr&h 'ser-di-ka\) rises to approximately 1,200m in Levski Ridge, Tangra Mountains, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.[1] Linked to Silistra Knoll to the west-southwest by Kotel Gap. Surmounting Macy Glacier to the west, Boyana Glacier to the southwest, and Srebarna Glacier to the southeast.

Serdica is the ancient name of Sofia, Bulgaria.[citation needed]


The peak is located at 62°40′52.5″S 60°03′22″W / 62.681250°S 60.05611°W / -62.681250; -60.05611Coordinates: 62°40′52.5″S 60°03′22″W / 62.681250°S 60.05611°W / -62.681250; -60.05611, which is 1.29 km south of the Great Needle Peak (Pico Falsa Aguja) and 2.83 km north of Aytos Point formed by an offshoot of the peak (Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).[citation needed]


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  1. ^ a b "Latitude and longitude of Serdica Peak". Retrieved 13 October 2017.