Arda Peak (Bulgarian: връх Арда, romanizedvrah Arda, IPA: [ˈvrɤx ˈardɐ]) is located in the east of Livingston Island, Antarctica. The peak rises to approximately 470 m and is located in the Friesland Ridge, Tangra Mountains, overlooking the lower course of Charity Glacier to the northwest and Tarnovo Ice Piedmont to the southeast. The peak is named "after the river Arda in Bulgaria."[1]

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


Arda Peak is located at 62°44′27.2″S 60°17′32″W / 62.740889°S 60.29222°W / -62.740889; -60.29222Coordinates: 62°44′27.2″S 60°17′32″W / 62.740889°S 60.29222°W / -62.740889; -60.29222 which is 430 m south of Gabrovo Knoll, 890 m east by north of the summit of Veleka Ridge and 2.85 km west of Yambol Peak.




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