Johnsons Glacier

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Location of Hurd Peninsula in the South Shetland Islands.
Johnsons Glacier from Mount Friesland, with Napier Peak in the foreground, Charrúa Ridge on the right and Mount Reina Sofia in the background, and South Bay, Hannah Point and western Livingston Island further away.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Johnsons Glacier is the 1.8 km long and 2.3 km wide glacier on Hurd Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica bounded by Charrúa Ridge and Charrúa Gap to the north, Napier Peak to the east, Mirador Hill to the southeast, Hurd Ice Cap (from which it receives ice influx) to the southwest and Mount Reina Sofía to the west. It is draining northwestwards into Johnsons Dock. The glacier provides overland access from the Spanish base Juan Carlos Primero to the interior of the eastern Livingston Island.

The feature receives its name from the adjacent Johnsons Dock.


The midpoint of the glacier is located at 62°40′05″S 60°21′00″W / 62.66806°S 60.35000°W / -62.66806; -60.35000 (Detailed Spanish mapping in 1991, and Bulgarian mapping in 1996, 2005 and 2009).