Yavorov Peak

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Location of Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Yavorov Peak from Miziya Peak, with Elena Peak on the left.
Topographic map of Livingston Island and Smith Island.

Yavorov Peak (Yavorov Vrah \'ya-vo-rov 'vr&h\) is an ice-covered peak of elevation 640 m in the Delchev Ridge of the Tangra Mountains on eastern Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The peak surmounts Sopot Ice Piedmont to the north and west, and Strandzha Glacier to the southeast. The feature was named after the famous Bulgarian poet Peyo Yavorov (1878–1914).


The peak is located at 62°38′01″S 59°54′24″W / 62.63361°S 59.90667°W / -62.63361; -59.90667Coordinates: 62°38′01″S 59°54′24″W / 62.63361°S 59.90667°W / -62.63361; -59.90667, which is next northeast of the Trigrad Gap, 1.6 km northeast of Delchev Peak, 760 m northeast of Spartacus Peak. 1 km south-southeast of Rodopi Peak and 690 m west-southwest of Elena Peak (Bulgarian survey Tangra 2004/05 and mapping in 2005 and 2009).



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