Magura Glacier

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Location of Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Magura Glacier from Bransfield Strait.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Magura Glacier (Lednik Magura \'led-nik ma-'gu-ra\) on the southeast side of Tangra Mountains on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is located to the north of M'Kean Point, northeast of Srebarna Glacier, south of Iskar Glacier and southwest of Dobrudzha Glacier. It is bounded by Great Needle Peak to the west, Vitosha Saddle, Vihren Peak and Helmet Peak to the northwest, Plovdiv Peak and Shishman Peak to the north, and Devin Saddle and Kuber Peak to the northeast. The glacier extends 3.5 km in southwest-northeast direction and 1.9 km in northwest-southeast direction, and flows southeastward into Bransfield Strait.

The feature is named after Magura Cave in Bulgaria.


Magura Glacier is centred at 62°39′55″S 60°00′00″W / 62.66528°S 60.00000°W / -62.66528; -60.00000Coordinates: 62°39′55″S 60°00′00″W / 62.66528°S 60.00000°W / -62.66528; -60.00000 (Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).



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