Ogoya Glacier

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Location of Trinity Peninsula.

Ogoya Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Огоя, ‘Lednik Ogoya’ \'led-nik o-'go-ya\) is the 8 km long and 3 km wide glacier on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula. Situated west-northwest of Laclavère Plateau, northwest of Broad Valley and northeast of Sestrimo Glacier. Draining the northeast slopes of Morro del Paso Peak, the north side of Misty Pass and the northwest slopes of Dabnik Peak, and flowing northwards to enter Huon Bay in Bransfield Strait.

The glacier is named after the settlement of Ogoya in northwestern Bulgaria.

Location[edit]

Ogoya Glacier is located at 63°27′00″S 58°01′00″W / 63.45000°S 58.01667°W / -63.45000; -58.01667Coordinates: 63°27′00″S 58°01′00″W / 63.45000°S 58.01667°W / -63.45000; -58.01667. German-British 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.