Plana Peak (Bulgarian: връх Плана, romanizedvrah Plana, IPA: [ˈvrɤx ˈpɫanɐ]) is a mostly ice-covered peak on the Levski Ridge, Tangra Mountains, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Surmounting Huron Glacier to the north and its tributaries to the east and west. First ascent by D. Boyanov, N. Petkov and A. Shopov on 8 January 2015. The peak is named after Plana Mountain in Western Bulgaria.

Plana Peak
Plana, Antarctica.jpg
Plana Peak from near Ravda Peak
Highest point
Elevation740 m (2,430 ft)
Coordinates62°39′06″S 60°04′20″W / 62.65167°S 60.07222°W / -62.65167; -60.07222Coordinates: 62°39′06″S 60°04′20″W / 62.65167°S 60.07222°W / -62.65167; -60.07222
Geography
LocationLivingston Island, Antarctica
Parent rangeTangra Mountains
Climbing
Easiest routesnow/glacier
Location of Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

LocationEdit

The peak is located 2.21 km north-northwest of Great Needle Peak (Falsa Aguja Peak), 2.66 km northeast of Levski Peak and 2.45 km west-northwest of Helmet Peak (Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05, and mapping in 2005 and 2009).

MapsEdit

  • 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

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