Pastra Glacier

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Location of Trinity Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region.

Pastra Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Пастра, ‘Lednik Pastra’ \'led-nik 'pa-stra\) is a 4.8 km long and 2 km wide glacier in the central part of Trinity Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. Draining northwards to flow into Milburn Bay.

The glacier is named after the settlement of Pastra in western Bulgaria.


Pastra Glacier is centred at 63°46′00″S 60°44′00″W / 63.76667°S 60.73333°W / -63.76667; -60.73333Coordinates: 63°46′00″S 60°44′00″W / 63.76667°S 60.73333°W / -63.76667; -60.73333. British mapping in 1978.


  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map No. 3197. DOS 610 - W 63 60. Tolworth, UK, 1978.
  • 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.