Chernomen Glacier

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Location of Barison Peninsula on Graham Coast, Antarctic Peninsula.

Chernomen Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Черномен, ‘Lednik Chernomen’ \'led-nik cher-no-'men\) is the 5.6 km long and 2.2 km wide glacier on Barison Peninsula, Graham Coast on the west side of Antarctic Peninsula, situated south-southwest of Butamya Glacier and west-southwest of Talev Glacier. It drains northwestwards, and flows into Leroux Bay southeast of Eijkman Point.

The glacier is named after the settlement of Chernomen in medieval Southern Bulgaria.


Chernomen Glacier is centred at 65°38′30″S 64°02′50″W / 65.64167°S 64.04722°W / -65.64167; -64.04722Coordinates: 65°38′30″S 64°02′50″W / 65.64167°S 64.04722°W / -65.64167; -64.04722. British mapping in 1971.


  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 65 64. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1971.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), 1993–2016.


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