Antarctic Geographical Names Commission
The Commission for Antarctic Geographical Names ( Bulgarian Komisija po antarktitscheskite naimenowanija Комисия по антарктическите наименования) is a Bulgarian commission to recommend names for parts of Antarctica . The commission was set up by the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute in 1994 and has been subordinate to the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2001.
In 2018 there were 19,788 geographical names in Antarctica, including the 1,433 names given by Bulgaria. Descriptions of the Bulgarian Antarctic names are published in the International Toponymic Lexicon of Antarctica (English Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica ) run by the International Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research .
- St. Kliment Ohridski Base, Livingston Island . Scale 1: 1,000 topographic map. Sofia: Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria, 1996. (Bulgarian)
- Antarctica: Livingston Island . Scale 1: 100,000 topographic map. Sofia: Antarctic Place-names Commission, 2005. (English)
- Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands . Scale 1: 120,000 topographic map made by the Military Geographic Service and the Antarctic Place-names Commission. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. (English) ( Bulgarian version )
- Antarctica: Livingston Island and Smith Island . Scale 1: 100000 topographic map. Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2017. (English)
- Bulgarian Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria (English)
- SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica : Naming Authorities. (English)
- Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1: 250,000 topographic map of Antarctica with place-name search. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.
- Toponymic Guidelines for Antarctica . Antarctic Place-names Commission, 1995. (English-language Wikisource )
- SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica : Home. (English)