Kasabova Glacier

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Location of Davis Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula.

Kasabova Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Касабова, ‘Lednik Kasabova’ \'led-nik ka-'sa-bo-va\) is the 6 km long and 3.5 km wide glacier on Davis Coast in Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. Draining the slopes of Mount Bris, Chubra Peak, Sredorek Peak and Chanute Peak in Korten Ridge, the glacier flows northwestwards to enter Orléans Strait at the head of Lanchester Bay.

The glacier is named for the Bulgarian pioneer of aviation Rayna Kasabova (1897-1957), a volunteer in the First Balkan War who became the first woman to take part in a combat air mission on October 30, 1912.

Location[edit]

Kasabova Glacier is located at 63°56′20″S 59°54′30″W / 63.93889°S 59.90833°W / -63.93889; -59.90833Coordinates: 63°56′20″S 59°54′30″W / 63.93889°S 59.90833°W / -63.93889; -59.90833. British-German mapping in 1996.

Map[edit]

  • Trinity Peninsula. Scale 1:250000 topographic map No. 5697. Institut für Angewandte Geodäsie and British Antarctic Survey, 1996.

References[edit]

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