Varshets Saddle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Location of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of Smith Island.

Varshets Saddle (Bulgarian: седловина Вършец, ‘Sedlovina Varshets’ \se-dlo-vi-'na v&r-'shets\) is a saddle of elevation 1430 m in Imeon Range on Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica bounded by Antim Peak to the south-southwest and Slatina Peak to the east. Overlooking Chuprene Glacier to the northwest and Krivodol Glacier to the south and southeast. The feature is named after the town of Varshets in northwestern Bulgaria.


The midpoint of the saddle is located at 62°58′13″S 62°30′31″W / 62.97028°S 62.50861°W / -62.97028; -62.50861Coordinates: 62°58′13″S 62°30′31″W / 62.97028°S 62.50861°W / -62.97028; -62.50861 (Bulgarian early mapping in 2009).



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