Sestrimo Glacier

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Location of Trinity Peninsula.

Sestrimo Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Сестримо, ‘Lednik Sestrimo’ \'led-nik 'se-stri-mo\) is the 11 km long and 4 km wide glacier on the northwest side of Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. Situated southwest of Ogoya Glacier, west-northwest of Broad Valley and north of Cugnot Ice Piedmont. Draining the north slopes of Windy Gap, and flowing northwards east of Mount D'Urville and west of Argentino (Guerrero) Peak to enter Lafond Bay in Bransfield Strait south of Cockerell Peninsula.

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

Location[edit]

Sestrimo Glacier is located at 63°30′00″S 58°08′00″W / 63.50000°S 58.13333°W / -63.50000; -58.13333Coordinates: 63°30′00″S 58°08′00″W / 63.50000°S 58.13333°W / -63.50000; -58.13333. British-German 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.