Nadjakov Glacier

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Location of Danco Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula.

Nadjakov Glacier (Bulgarian: Наджаков ледник, ‘Nadjakov Lednik’ \na-'dja-kov 'led-nik\) is the 5.5 km long and 2 km wide glacier on Arctowski Peninsula on Danco Coast in Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. Situated east of Wheatstone Glacier. Draining north-northeastwards to enter the head of Beaupré Cove east of Stolze Peak.

The glacier is named after the Bulgarian physicist Georgi Nadjakov (1897–1981) who discovered the photoelectret state essential to modern photocopying.


Nadjakov Glacier is located at 64°45′10″S 62°23′20″W / 64.75278°S 62.38889°W / -64.75278; -62.38889Coordinates: 64°45′10″S 62°23′20″W / 64.75278°S 62.38889°W / -64.75278; -62.38889. 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.