Samodiva Glacier

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Location of Chavdar Peninsula on Graham Land, Antarctic Peninsula.

Samodiva Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Самодива, ‘Lednik Samodiva’ \'led-nik sa-mo-'di-va\) is the 3.7 km long and 1.8 km wide glacier in the east part of Chavdar Peninsula in Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. Situated east of Tumba Ice Cap and west of Pirin Glacier. Draining north-northeastwards east of Mount Pénaud to enter Curtiss Bay west of Seaplane Point.

The glacier is named after the settlement of Samodiva in southern Bulgaria.


Samodiva Glacier is located at 64°05′30″S 60°49′30″W / 64.09167°S 60.82500°W / -64.09167; -60.82500Coordinates: 64°05′30″S 60°49′30″W / 64.09167°S 60.82500°W / -64.09167; -60.82500. British mapping in 1978.


  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map No. 3198. DOS 610 - W 64 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.