Urdoviza Glacier

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Location of Ioannes Paulus II Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Urdoviza Glacier and Ioannes Paulus II Peninsula in the background, from Catalunyan Saddle; Burdick Ridge in the foreground.

Urdoviza Glacier (Lednik Urdoviza \'led-nik ur-do-'vi-za\) is a glacier on western Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated east of the northern portion of Etar Snowfield and north of Medven Glacier. It extends 2.8 km in the east-west direction and 3 km in the north-south direction, and is bounded by the eastern slopes of Oryahovo Heights and draining eastwards into Stoyanov Cove of Hero Bay between Agüero Point and Sandanski Point. Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009.

The glacier is named after Cape Urdoviza on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.


The glacier's midpoint is located at 62°31′45″S 60°43′40″W / 62.52917°S 60.72778°W / -62.52917; -60.72778Coordinates: 62°31′45″S 60°43′40″W / 62.52917°S 60.72778°W / -62.52917; -60.72778.


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