Earth:Perkos Dome

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Perkos Dome (Bulgarian: купол Перкос, ‘Kupol Perkos’ \'ku-pol 'per-kos\ is the ice dome rising to 2050 m in the west part of Detroit Plateau on Danco Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is situated between tributaries to Lilienthal, Sikorsky and Breguet Glaciers.

The ice dome is named after the Thracian god Perkos.


Perkos Dome is located at 64°14′31″S 60°33′22″W / 64.24194°S 60.55611°W / -64.24194; -60.55611Coordinates: 64°14′31″S 60°33′22″W / 64.24194°S 60.55611°W / -64.24194; -60.55611, which is 17 km northeast of Baldwin Peak, 7.54 km south of Mount Ader, 10.6 km southwest of Lale Buttress, and 23.6 km northwest of Kavlak Peak on Nordenskjöld Coast. British mapping in 1978.


  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 64 60. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1978.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.


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This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission. Dome was the original source. Read more.