Belogradchik Glacier

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Location of Aristotle Mountains on the Antarctic Peninsula.

Belogradchik Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Белоградчик, ‘Lednik Belogradchik’ \'led-nik be-lo-grad-'chik\) is the 14 km long and 5.6 km wide glacier in southern Aristotle Mountains on Oscar II Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica situated south of Jeroboam Glacier and west of Ambergris Glacier. It is draining the southeast slopes of Madrid Dome, and flowing southeastwards to join Flask Glacier east of Mount Fedallah.

The feature is named after the town of Belogradchik in northwestern Bulgaria.


Belogradchik Glacier is located at 65°41′30″S 62°42′30″W / 65.69167°S 62.70833°W / -65.69167; -62.70833Coordinates: 65°41′30″S 62°42′30″W / 65.69167°S 62.70833°W / -65.69167; -62.70833. British mapping in 1976.


  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.


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