Akaga Glacier

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Location of Nordenskjöld Coast on Antarctic Peninsula.

Akaga Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Акага, ‘Lednik Akaga’ \'led-nik a-'ka-ga\) is the 5.7 km long and 2.2 km wide glacier on Nordenskjöld Coast in Graham Land situated south of Sinion Glacier and north of the glacier featuring Arrol Icefall. It drains the southeast slopes of Detroit Plateau, and flows east-southeastwards to enter Odrin Bay in Weddell Sea. The feature is named after the Bulgar woman ruler Akaga (6th century).


Akaga Glacier is located at 64°33′50″S 60°27′40″W / 64.56389°S 60.46111°W / -64.56389; -60.46111Coordinates: 64°33′50″S 60°27′40″W / 64.56389°S 60.46111°W / -64.56389; -60.46111. British mapping in 1978.



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