Strinava Glacier

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Strinava Glacier
Location of Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica.
Map showing the location of Strinava Glacier
Map showing the location of Strinava Glacier
Location of Strinava Glacier in Antarctica
LocationEllsworth Mountains
Marie Byrd Land
Coordinates78°20′50″S 84°51′10″W / 78.34722°S 84.85278°W / -78.34722; -84.85278
Length3.7 nmi (7 km; 4 mi)
Width1.8 nmi (3 km; 2 mi)
Sentinel Range map.

Strinava Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Стринава, ‘Lednik Strinava’ \'led-nik stri-'na-va\) is the 6 km long and 3 km wide glacier in Sullivan Heights on the east side of Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It is draining the northeast slopes of Mount Farrell and the southeast slopes of the ridge of Mount Levack, and flowing eastwards from Zmeevo Pass to join Dater Glacier west of Dickey Peak in Flowers Hills.

The feature is named after the medieval fortress of Strinava in northern Bulgaria.


Strinava Glacier is located at 78°20′50″S 84°51′10″W / 78.34722°S 84.85278°W / -78.34722; -84.85278Coordinates: 78°20′50″S 84°51′10″W / 78.34722°S 84.85278°W / -78.34722; -84.85278. US mapping in 1988.

See also[edit]


  • Vinson Massif. Scale 1:250 000 topographic map. Reston, Virginia: US Geological Survey, 1988.
  • Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Since 1993, regularly updated.


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