Dimkov Glacier

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Location of Brabant Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region.

Dimkov Glacier (Bulgarian: Димков ледник, ‘Dimkov Lednik’ \'dim-kov 'led-nik\) is a 6 km long and 4.3 km wide glacier draining the western slopes of Solvay Mountains on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. Flowing southwestwards to enter Duperré Bay south of Humann Point.

The glacier is named for the Bulgarian theoretician and practitioner of traditional medicine Petar Dimkov (1886-1981).


Dimkov Glacier is located at 64°25′10″S 62°37′40″W / 64.41944°S 62.62778°W / -64.41944; -62.62778Coordinates: 64°25′10″S 62°37′40″W / 64.41944°S 62.62778°W / -64.41944; -62.62778. 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.