Chumerna Glacier

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Location of Brabant Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region.

Chumerna Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Чумерна, ‘Lednik Chumerna’ \'led-nik chu-'mer-na\) is the 2.2 km long and 1.9 km wide glacier on the north coast of Albena Peninsula on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica flowing northeastwards to enter the channel between Brabant Island and Liège Island east of Hales Peak.

The glacier is named after Chumerna Peak in eastern Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria.


Chumerna Glacier is located at 64°08′10″S 62°06′20″W / 64.13611°S 62.10556°W / -64.13611; -62.10556Coordinates: 64°08′10″S 62°06′20″W / 64.13611°S 62.10556°W / -64.13611; -62.10556. British mapping in 1980.


  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map No. 3217. DOS 610 - W 64 62. Tolworth, UK, 1980.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), 1993-2012.


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