Iliev Glacier

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Location of Alexander Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region.

Iliev Glacier (Bulgarian: Илиев ледник, ‘Iliev Lednik’ \ i-'li-ev 'led-nik\) is the 5 km long and 1.5 km wide glacier located within the Lassus Mountains, situated in the northern portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica, draining the northwestern slopes of Mount Wilbye to flow into Lazarev Bay north of Vittoria Buttress.

The glacier is named after the Bulgarian composer Diko Iliev (1898-1984).


Iliev Glacier is located at 69°28′25″S 71°35′30″W / 69.47361°S 71.59167°W / -69.47361; -71.59167Coordinates: 69°28′25″S 71°35′30″W / 69.47361°S 71.59167°W / -69.47361; -71.59167.

See also[edit]


  • British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map No. 3127. DOS 610 - W 69 70. Tolworth, UK, 1971.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), 1993-2012.


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