Chernoochene Glacier

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Location of Oscar II Coast on Antarctic Peninsula.

Chernoochene Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Черноочене, ‘Lednik Chernoochene’ \'led-nik che-rno-'o-che-ne\) is the 5 km long and 2 km wide glacier on Oscar II Coast, Graham Land in Antarctica situated in the southeast foothills of Forbidden Plateau south of Jorum Glacier and northeast of Crane Glacier. It is draining southeastwards to flow into Spillane Fjord west of Mount Birks.

The feature is named after the settlement of Chernoochene in southern Bulgaria.


Chernoochene Glacier is located at 65°17′00″S 62°15′10″W / 65.28333°S 62.25278°W / -65.28333; -62.25278Coordinates: 65°17′00″S 62°15′10″W / 65.28333°S 62.25278°W / -65.28333; -62.25278. British mapping in 1974.


  • 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.