Ropotamo Glacier

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Location of Burgas Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Ropotamo Glacier from Bransfield Strait, with Delchev Peak in the background.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Ropotamo Glacier (Bulgarian: Lednik Ropotamo \'led-nik ro-po-'ta-mo\) is a glacier extending 900 m in northeast-southwest direction and 600 m in northwest-southeast direction on the Burgas Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica and situated northeast o Dobrudzha Glacier, east-southeast of Iskar Glacier, south of Sopot Ice Piedmont and southwest of Strandzha Glacier. It is bounded by Asen Peak and Delchev Peak to the northwest and north, and flows southeastwards mostly into Yantra Cove, Bransfield Strait.

The feature is named after the river Ropotamo in Bulgaria.


Ropotamo Glacier is centered at 62°38′55″S 59°55′34″W / 62.64861°S 59.92611°W / -62.64861; -59.92611Coordinates: 62°38′55″S 59°55′34″W / 62.64861°S 59.92611°W / -62.64861; -59.92611. Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009.



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