Yablanitsa Glacier

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Location of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Yablanitsa Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Ябланица, ‘Lednik Yablanitsa’ \'led-nik 'ya-bla-ni-tsa\) is a 1.8 km long glacier on Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. It is situated north-northeast of Chuprene Glacier, southwest of Vetrino Glacier and northwest of Ovech Glacier, and flows west of Drinov Peak into Cabut Cove. The feature is named after the town of Yablanitsa in northern Bulgaria.


The glacier's midpoint is located at 62°56′47″S 62°31′02″W / 62.94639°S 62.51722°W / -62.94639; -62.51722Coordinates: 62°56′47″S 62°31′02″W / 62.94639°S 62.51722°W / -62.94639; -62.51722 (Bulgarian early mapping in 2009).



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