Mitev Glacier

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Location of Brabant Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region.

Mitev Glacier (Bulgarian: Митев ледник, ‘Mitev Lednik’ \'mi-tev 'led-nik\) is the 2.9 km long and 2.5 km wide glacier on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica situated east of Laennec Glacier. Flowing northeastwards to enter Hill Bay west of Petroff Point.

The glacier is named after the Bulgarian scientist Ivan Mitev (1924-2006) who discovered the sixth heart tone.


Mitev Glacier is centred at 64°12′30″S 62°09′30″W / 64.20833°S 62.15833°W / -64.20833; -62.15833Coordinates: 64°12′30″S 62°09′30″W / 64.20833°S 62.15833°W / -64.20833; -62.15833. 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.