Contell Glacier

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Location of Hurd Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of central-eastern Livingston Island featuring Contell Glacier.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Contell Glacier is the 2 km (1.2 mi) long and 700 m (2,300 ft) wide glacier on Hurd Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica bounded by Atlantic Club Ridge to the northwest, Krum Rock to the north, Balkan Snowfield to the northeast, and Charrúa Ridge and Charrúa Gap to the south. It is crescent-shaped, running northwestwards in its upper course, then between Charrúa Ridge and Krum Rock turning west-southwestwards to flow into South Bay north of Johnsons Dock.

The feature was first named on a 1988 Spanish chart as Glaciar Contell.


The midpoint of the glacier is located at 62°39′04″S 60°21′00″W / 62.65111°S 60.35000°W / -62.65111; -60.35000 (Detailed Spanish mapping in 1991, and Bulgarian mapping in 1996, 2005 and 2009).