St. Methodius Peak

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Location of Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
St. Methodius Peak from Bransfield Strait, with Prespa Glacier in the foreground.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

St. Methodius Peak (Vrah Sv. Metodiy \'vr&h sve-'ti me-'to-dE\) rises to approximately 1,180m in Friesland Ridge, Tangra Mountains, Livingston Island, Antarctica and surmounts Ruen Icefall to the north-northwest, Prespa Glacier to the southeast and Charity Glacier to the southwest. Linked to St. Cyril Peak by Vladaya Saddle.

The peak is named after St. Methodius (815-885 AD).


The peak is located at 62°42′57″S 60°14′47″W / 62.71583°S 60.24639°W / -62.71583; -60.24639Coordinates: 62°42′57″S 60°14′47″W / 62.71583°S 60.24639°W / -62.71583; -60.24639, which is 5.89 km south-southwest of Mount Friesland, 1.97 km southwest of St. Cyril Peak, 3.24 km north-northwest of Gela Point, 3.83 km east of Canetti Peak and 6.37 km south-southeast of Napier Peak (Bulgarian topographic survey in 1995/96, and mapping in 2005 and 2009).



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