Dimkov Glacier

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Location of Brabant Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region.

Dimkov Glacier (Bulgarian: Димков ледник, ‘Dimkov Lednik’ \'dim-kov 'led-nik\) is a 6 km long and 4.3 km wide glacier draining the western slopes of Solvay Mountains on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. It is situated southwest of Rush Glacier and west of Jenner Glacier, and flows southwestwards between Kondolov Peak and Sheynovo Peak to enter Duperré Bay south of Humann Point.

The glacier is named for the Bulgarian theoretician and practitioner of traditional medicine Petar Dimkov (1886-1981).


Dimkov Glacier is centred at 64°25′10″S 62°37′40″W / 64.41944°S 62.62778°W / -64.41944; -62.62778Coordinates: 64°25′10″S 62°37′40″W / 64.41944°S 62.62778°W / -64.41944; -62.62778 according to British mapping in 1980 and 2008.



Brabant Island seen from northeast, with Anvers Island (on the right) and Antarctic Peninsula in the background; Solvay Mountains are on the left, far side of the island.

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