Ovech Glacier

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Location of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Ovech Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Овеч, ‘Lednik Ovech’ \'led-nik 'o-vech\) is a 3.5 km long glacier on Smith Island, South Shetland Islands draining the southeast slopes of Imeon Range southeast of Drinov Peak and east of Popovo Saddle and Sevlievski Peak. It is situated southeast of Vetrino Glacier and Yablanitsa Glacier, and northeast of Krivodol Glacier, and flows east-southeastward into Boyd Strait. Bulgarian early mapping in 2009. The glacier is named after the medieval fortress of Ovech in northeastern Bulgaria.

Coordinates: 62°57′42″S 62°26′40″W / 62.96167°S 62.44444°W / -62.96167; -62.44444



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