Elovdol Glacier

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Location of Aristotle Mountains on the Antarctic Peninsula.

Elovdol Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Еловдол, ‘Lednik Elovdol’ \'led-nik 'e-lov-dol\) is the 8 km long and 3 km wide glacier in Arkovna Ridge, Aristotle Mountains on Oscar II Coast in Graham Land. It flows 6 km eastwards, then turns southeast to join Mapple Glacier. The feature is named after the settlements of Elovdol in Western Bulgaria.


Elovdol Glacier is located at 65°22′40″S 62°19′50″W / 65.37778°S 62.33056°W / -65.37778; -62.33056Coordinates: 65°22′40″S 62°19′50″W / 65.37778°S 62.33056°W / -65.37778; -62.33056. British mapping in 1976.


  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 65 62. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1976.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly upgraded and updated.


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