Chumerna Glacier

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Location of Brabant Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region.

Chumerna Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Чумерна, ‘Lednik Chumerna’ \'led-nik chu-'mer-na\) is the 2.2 km long and 1.9 km wide glacier draining the north slopes of Stavertsi Ridge on Albena Peninsula, Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. It flows northeastwards to enter the channel between Brabant Island and Liège Island east of Hales Peak.

The glacier is named after Chumerna Peak in eastern Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria.


Chumerna Glacier is centred at 64°08′10″S 62°06′20″W / 64.13611°S 62.10556°W / -64.13611; -62.10556Coordinates: 64°08′10″S 62°06′20″W / 64.13611°S 62.10556°W / -64.13611; -62.10556. British mapping in 1980.



Brabant Island seen from northeast, with Anvers Island (on the right) and Antarctic Peninsula in the background.

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