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Bulgarian Antarctic Gazetteer

Compiled by Dr. Lyubomir Lalov Ivanov
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Atanasoff Nunatak
Atanasov Nunatak \a-ta-'na-sov 'nu-na-tak\

6236'50" S; 6007'11" W (62.6139 S; 60.1197 W)

Sharp peak rising to 550 m in the E extremity of Bowles Ridge, Livingston Island. Situated next E of Pirdop Gate, 4.1 km E of the summit Mount Bowles, 3.37 km NE of Kuzman Knoll and 7.2 km NNW of Great Needle Peak (Falsa Aguja). Surmounting Huron Glacier to the S and E, and Struma Glacier to the N.

Bulgarian mapping in 2005.

Named in honour of the Bulgarian American John Atanasoff (1903-1995) who constructed the first electronic digital computer.

Approved on March 15, 2002.


High resolution image

Shown on the 1992 SPOT satellite image made by Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya and Departament de Geodinàmica i Geofísica, Universitat de Barcelona, 1992


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