Kardam Buttress (Kardamov Rid \kar-'da-mov 'rid\) is a sloping buttress projecting 1 km northwards from St. Ivan Rilski Col into Huron Glacier on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, and has precipitous and partly ice-free western slopes. Surmounting Huron Glacier to the north. It is named after the Bulgarian ruler Khan Kardam.
The buttress is located at Coordinates: which is 1.3 km east of Komini Peak, 1 km west of Plana Peak, and 700 m south of Nestinari Nunataks (Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05 and mapping in 2009).
- L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009.
- Kardam Buttress. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer
- Bulgarian Antarctic Gazetteer. Antarctic Place-names Commission. (details in Bulgarian, basic data in English)
This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.
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