Boryana Glacier

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Location of Nordenskjöld Coast.

Boryana Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Боряна, ‘Lednik Boryana’ \'led-nik bo-'rya-na\) is the 11 km long and 3.2 km wide glacier on Nordenskjöld Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica situated west-southwest of Desudava Glacier and northeast of Darvari Glacier. It is draining the southeast slopes of Detroit Plateau, flowing between Rice Bastion and Gusla Peak, then turning southwards to enter Mundraga Bay between Desudava Glacier and Darvari Glacier.

The feature is named after the settlement of Boryana in northeastern Bulgaria.

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Boryana Glacier is centred at 64°27′40″S 60°14′10″W / 64.46111°S 60.23611°W / -64.46111; -60.23611Coordinates: 64°27′40″S 60°14′10″W / 64.46111°S 60.23611°W / -64.46111; -60.23611. British mapping in 1978.

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