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Trakiya Heights

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Trakiya Heights

Trakiya Heights (Bulgarian: Тракийски възвишения, ‘Trakiyski Vazvisheniya’ \tra-'kiy-ski v&z-vi-'she-ni-ya\) are the heights rising to 1336 m (Irakli Peak) on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula. Bounded by Russell West Glacier to the north, Srem Gap and Russell East Glacier to the northeast, Victory Glacier to the southwest and Zlidol Gate to the northwest. Surmounting Prince Gustav Channel, Weddell Sea to the southeast. Extending 10 km in northwest-southeast direction and 5.9 km in northeast-southwest direction.

The heights are named after the historical region of Trakiya (Thrace).


Trakiya Heights are located at 63°45′07″S 58°31′10″W / 63.75194°S 58.51944°W / -63.75194; -58.51944. German-British mapping in 1996.


  • Trinity Peninsula. Scale 1:250000 topographic map No. 5697. Institut für Angewandte Geodäsie and British Antarctic Survey, 1996.


  • basic data in English)
  • Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.

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

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