Chernomen Glacier

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Location of Barison Peninsula on Graham Coast, Antarctic Peninsula.

Chernomen Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Черномен, ‘Lednik Chernomen’ \'led-nik cher-no-'men\) is the 5.6 km long and 2.2 km wide glacier on Barison Peninsula, Graham Coast on the west side of Antarctic Peninsula, situated south-southwest of Butamya Glacier and west-southwest of Talev Glacier. It drains northwestwards, and flows into Leroux Bay southeast of Eijkman Point.

The glacier is named after the settlement of Chernomen in medieval Southern Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Chernomen Glacier is centred at 65°38′30″S 64°02′50″W / 65.64167°S 64.04722°W / -65.64167; -64.04722Coordinates: 65°38′30″S 64°02′50″W / 65.64167°S 64.04722°W / -65.64167; -64.04722. British mapping in 1971.

Maps[edit]

  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 65 64. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1971.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), 1993-2006.

References[edit]

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