Radnevo Peak

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Location of Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
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Radnevo Peak from Zemen Knoll.
The survey route of Tangra 2004/05 including Radnevo Peak. Tangra-2004-5-Survey-Route.png
The survey route of Tangra 2004/05 including Radnevo Peak.
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Topographic map of Livingston Island and Smith Island

Radnevo Peak (Bulgarian : връх Раднево, romanized: vrah Radnevo, IPA:  [ˈvrɤx ˈradnɛvo] ) is a peak of elevation 481 m forming the southwest extremity of Vidin Heights on Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Surmounting Kaliakra Glacier to the southeast and Saedinenie Snowfield to the northwest. Linked to Leslie Hill by Leslie Gap. The peak is named after the town of Radnevo in Southeastern Bulgaria.

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First ascent by Lyubomir Ivanov from Camp Academia on 25 December 2004, as part of Tangra 2004/05 survey.

Location

The peak is located at 62°32′36.4″S60°10′37″W / 62.543444°S 60.17694°W / -62.543444; -60.17694 Coordinates: 62°32′36.4″S60°10′37″W / 62.543444°S 60.17694°W / -62.543444; -60.17694 which is 1.08 km southwest of Miziya Peak, 2.42 km west of Samuel Peak, 6.61 km north-northwest of Melnik Peak and 3.16 km north-northeast of Leslie Hill (Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009 from the Tangra 2004/05 topographic survey).

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