Kormesiy Peak

Summary

Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Kormesiy Peak from Bransfield Strait.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Kormesiy Peak (Bulgarian: връх Кормесий, romanizedvrah Kormesiy, IPA: [ˈvrɤx korˈmɛsij]) is a rocky peak rising to 235 m in the southeast extremity of Breznik Heights on Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Situated on the southeast coast of the island, 2.17 km west of Fort Point, 800 m southwest of St. Kiprian Peak, 730 m southeast of Drangov Peak, and 430 m east of Ziezi Peak. Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05 and mapping in 2009. Named after Khan Kormesiy of Bulgaria, 721-738 AD.

Coordinates: 62°32′42.4″S 59°37′02″W / 62.545111°S 59.61722°W / -62.545111; -59.61722

Maps

  • L.L. Ivanov et al. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich Island, South Shetland Islands. Scale 1:100000 topographic map. Sofia: Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria, 2005.
  • L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4

References

External links

  • Kormesiy Peak. Copernix satellite image


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