Debelt Glacier

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Location of Varna Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Debelt Glacier from Ongal Peak.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

The Debelt Glacier (Lednik Debelt \'led-nik 'de-belt\) on Varna Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is situated southeast of Rose Valley Glacier and northeast of Panega Glacier. It drains the southeastern slopes of Vidin Heights and flows into Moon Bay between Edinburgh Hill and Helis Nunatak. The glacier extends three km in an east-west direction, and 1.5 km in north-south direction.

Debelt glacier is centred at 62°31′55″S 60°03′46″W / 62.53194°S 60.06278°W / -62.53194; -60.06278Coordinates: 62°31′55″S 60°03′46″W / 62.53194°S 60.06278°W / -62.53194; -60.06278 (62.5319° S; 60.0628° W). Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05 and mapping in 2005 and 2009.

The feature is named after the settlement of Debelt in Southeastern Bulgaria, successor of the ancient town of Deultum.

Registered in the SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.

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