Stribog Mountains

Location of Brabant Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region.

Stribog Mountains (Bulgarian: планина Стрибог, ‘Planina Stribog’ \pla-ni-'na 'stri-bog\) is the principal mountain system of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica rising to 2520 m (Mount Parry). The feature is 40 km long in north-south direction and 15 km wide, connected to Stavertsi Ridge on the northeast by Viamata Saddle, to Avroleva Heights on the east by Doriones Saddle, and to Solvay Mountains on the south by Aluzore Gap. It is heavily glaciated, with steeper and partly ice-free west slopes.

The mountains are named after the Slavic god of wind, ice and cold Stribog.

LocationEdit

Stribog Mountains are centred at 64°12′00″S 62°20′00″W / 64.20000°S 62.33333°W / -64.20000; -62.33333Coordinates: 64°12′00″S 62°20′00″W / 64.20000°S 62.33333°W / -64.20000; -62.33333. British mapping in 1980 and 2008.

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Stribog Mountains. Adjusted Copernix satellite image


 
Brabant Island seen from northeast, with Anvers Island (on the right) and Antarctic Peninsula in the background; Stribog Mountains occupy most of the central and the right, near part of the island.

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