Chuprene Glacier

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Chuprene Glacier
Location of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands
Map showing the location of Chuprene Glacier
Map showing the location of Chuprene Glacier
Location of Chuprene Glacier in Antarctica
Map showing the location of Chuprene Glacier
Map showing the location of Chuprene Glacier
Chuprene Glacier (Antarctica)
LocationSmith Island
South Shetland Islands
Coordinates62°57′55″S 62°31′53″W / 62.96528°S 62.53139°W / -62.96528; -62.53139
Length2.1 nautical miles (3.9 km; 2.4 mi)
TerminusDrake Passage
Topographic map of Smith Island.

Chuprene Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Чупрене, romanizedlednik Chuprene, IPA: [ˈlɛdnik t͡ʃoˈprɛnɛ]) is a 2.1 nautical miles (3.9 km; 2.4 mi) long glacier draining the northwest slopes of Imeon Range on Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. It is situated northeast of Bistra Glacier, southwest of Yablanitsa Glacier and northwest of Krivodol Glacier, Pashuk Glacier and Rupite Glacier, and flows southwest of Drinov Peak and Popovo Saddle, and west of Slatina Peak and Varshets Saddle southwestward along the northwest slopes of Antim Peak and Evlogi Peak into Drake Passage south of Villagra Point and north of Garmen Point. Bulgarian early mapping in 2009. The glacier is named after the settlement of Chuprene in northwestern Bulgaria.

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  • Chart of South Shetland including Coronation Island, &c. from the exploration of the sloop Dove in the years 1821 and 1822 by George Powell Commander of the same. Scale ca. 1:200000. London: Laurie, 1822.
  • L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2010. ISBN 978-954-92032-9-5 (First edition 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4)
  • South Shetland Islands: Smith and Low Islands. Scale 1:150000 topographic map No. 13677. British Antarctic Survey, 2009.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.
  • L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Smith Island. Scale 1:100000 topographic map. Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2017. ISBN 978-619-90008-3-0


Coordinates: 62°57′55″S 62°31′53″W / 62.96528°S 62.53139°W / -62.96528; -62.53139

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Smith Island seen from southeast.

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