Targovishte Glacier

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Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Targovishte Glacier from Bransfield Strait.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Targovishte Glacier (Lednik Targovishte \'led-nik t&r-'go-vi-shte\) is situated in Breznik Heights on Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, east of Zheravna Glacier and southwest of Musala Glacier. It is bounded by Viskyar Ridge to the west, Vratsa Peak to the northeast, and Drangov Peak and Ziezi Peak to the east, extending 700 m in east-west direction and 1.6 km in north-south direction, and draining southwards into Bransfield Strait northeast of Sartorius Point.

The glacier is named after the city of Targovishte in northeastern Bulgaria.


Targovishte Glacier is centred at 62°32′53″S 59°38′26″W / 62.54806°S 59.64056°W / -62.54806; -59.64056Coordinates: 62°32′53″S 59°38′26″W / 62.54806°S 59.64056°W / -62.54806; -59.64056 (Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).



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