Rose Valley Glacier

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

Rose Valley Glacier (Bulgarian: Lednik Rozova Dolina \'led-nik 'ro-zo-va do-li-'na\) is a glacier on Varna Peninsula, eastern Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated northeast of Saedinenie Snowfield, northwest of Debelt Glacier and north of Panega Glacier. It extends 5.2 km in southeast-northwest direction and 3.7 km in southwest-northeast direction, and drains the northeast slopes of Vidin Heights to flow into Lister Cove and McFarlane Strait between Pomorie Point and Inott Point.

The feature is named after the Valley of Roses in central Bulgaria.


The glacier is located at 62°30′30″S 60°06′07″W / 62.50833°S 60.10194°W / -62.50833; -60.10194Coordinates: 62°30′30″S 60°06′07″W / 62.50833°S 60.10194°W / -62.50833; -60.10194 (Bulgarian topographic survey Tangra 2004/05 and mapping in 2005 and 2009).



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