Butamya Glacier

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Location of Barison Peninsula on Graham Coast, Antarctic Peninsula.

Butamya Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Бутамя, ‘Lednik Butamya’ \'led-nik bu-ta-'mya\) is the 6.9 km long and 2.5 km wide glacier on Barison Peninsula, Graham Coast on the west side of Antarctic Peninsula, situated northwest of Talev Glacier and north-northeast of Chernomen Glacier. It drains northwards, and flows into Beascochea Bay.

The glacier is named after the seaside locality of Butamya in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Butamya Glacier is centred at 65°36′00″S 64°00′00″W / 65.60000°S 64.00000°W / -65.60000; -64.00000Coordinates: 65°36′00″S 64°00′00″W / 65.60000°S 64.00000°W / -65.60000; -64.00000. British mapping in 1971 and 1976.

Maps[edit]

  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 65 64. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1971.
  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 65 62. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1976.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), 1993-2012.

References[edit]

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