Dzhebel Glacier

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Location of Oscar II Coast on Antarctic Peninsula.

Dzhebel Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Джебел, ‘Lednik Dzhebel’ \'led-nik 'dzhe-bel\) is the 15 km long and 11 km wide glacier on Oscar II Coast, Graham Land in Antarctica situated southwest of Jorum Glacier, northeast of Chuchuliga Glacier and southeast of Goodwin Glacier. It is draining from the slopes of Bruce Plateau and Forbidden Plateau, and flowing southeastwards to join Crane Glacier.

The feature is named after the town of Dzhebel in southern Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Dzhebel Glacier is located at 65°17′40″S 62°42′10″W / 65.29444°S 62.70278°W / -65.29444; -62.70278Coordinates: 65°17′40″S 62°42′10″W / 65.29444°S 62.70278°W / -65.29444; -62.70278. British mapping in 1974.

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