Strandzha Glacier

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Location of Burgas Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Strandzha Glacier from Bransfield Strait, with Spartacus Peak, Yavorov Peak and Elena Peak in the background.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Strandzha Glacier (Lednik Strandzha \'led-nik 'stran-dzha\) is located on Burgas Peninsula, eastern Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica northeast of Ropotamo Glacier, south of Sopot Ice Piedmont and southwest of Pautalia Glacier. It is bounded by Delchev Peak to the west, Spartacus Peak, Trigrad Gap and Yavorov Peak to the northwest, and by Elena Peak to the north, extends 1.6 km in northeast-southwest direction and 800 m in northwest-southeast firection, and flows southeastward into Bransfield Strait.

The feature is named after Strandzha Mountain, Bulgaria.


Strandzha Glacier is centred at 62°38′20″S 59°54′00″W / 62.63889°S 59.90000°W / -62.63889; -59.90000Coordinates: 62°38′20″S 59°54′00″W / 62.63889°S 59.90000°W / -62.63889; -59.90000. Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009.



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