Brichebor Peak (Antarctica)
Brichebor Peak is the peak rising to 2900 m in Vinson Massif
Vinson Massif is the highest mountain of Antarctica, lying in the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, which stand above the Ronne Ice Shelf near the base of the Antarctic Peninsula. The massif is located about from the South Pole and is about long and wide. At the highest point is Mount...
, Sentinel Range
The Sentinel Range is a major mountain range situated northward of Minnesota Glacier and forming the northern half of the Ellsworth Mountains in Antarctica. The range trends NNW-SSE for about and is 24 to 48 km wide...
in Ellsworth Mountains
The Ellsworth Mountains are the highest mountain ranges in Antarctica, forming a long and wide chain of mountains in a north to south configuration on the western margin of the Ronne Ice Shelf. They are bisected by Minnesota Glacier to form the northern Sentinel Range and the southern Heritage...
, Antarctica, situated at the end of a side ridge descending southwestwards from Príncipe de Asturias Peak
Príncipe de Asturias Peak
Príncipe de Asturias Peak is the peak rising to 4680 m in Vinson Massif, Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica, and surmounting Branscomb Glacier to the west-northwest, Roché Glacier to the north and Tulaczyk Glacier to the southwest....
(4680 m). It surmounts Tulaczyk Glacier to the southeast and Cairns Glacier to the northwest.
The peak is named after Brichebor Peak in Rila Mountain
Rila is a mountain range in southwestern Bulgaria and the highest mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkans, with its highest peak being Musala at 2,925 m...
, Southwestern Bulgaria.
LocationBrichebor Peak is located at 78°34′11"S 85°54′58"W, which is 8.17 km south of Knutzen Peak (3373 m), 6.35 km southwest of Silverstein Peak (4790 m), 7.41 km west of Opalchenie Peak
Opalchenie Peak is the peak rising to 4500 m at the south extremity of Vinson Plateau, Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It has precipitous and partly ice-free south slopes, and is of low prominence except to the south, where two parallel ridges descend steeply southwestwards...
and 7.71 km northwest of Mount Slaughter
Mount Slaughter is an ice-free peak, rising to 3,600 m on a spur trending southwest from Opalchenie Peak on Vinson Plateau, Sentinel Range, in the Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It is surmounting the head of Donnellan Glacier to the northwest and Gildea Glacier to the south. Mapped by United...
(3444 m). US mapping in 1961, 1988 and 2007.
- Vinson Massif. Scale 1:250 000 topographic map. Reston, Virginia: US Geological Survey, 1988.
- D. Gildea and C. Rada. Vinson Massif and the Sentinel Range. Scale 1:50 000 topographic map. Omega Foundation, 2007.