Tarnovo Ice Piedmont

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Location of Rozhen Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Tarnovo Ice Piedmont from Bransfield Strait, with Veleka Ridge in the background.
Topographic map of Livingston Island and Smith Island.

Tarnovo Ice Piedmont (Lednik Tarnovo \'led-nik 't&r-no-vo\) on Rozhen Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is situated southeast of Charity Glacier and west-southwest of Prespa Glacier. It extends 3.5 km in east-west direction and 2.5 km in north-south direction, is bounded to the west by Veleka Ridge, to the north by Arda Peak, Gerov Pass and Shumen Peak, and to the east by Yambol Peak, and flows southeastwards into Bransfield Strait east of Botev Point and west of Gela Point.

The feature is named after the city of Tarnovo (Veliko Tarnovo) in northern Bulgaria, the capital of the medieval Second Bulgarian Empire.


The midpoint is located at 62°44′55″S 60°16′10″W / 62.74861°S 60.26944°W / -62.74861; -60.26944Coordinates: 62°44′55″S 60°16′10″W / 62.74861°S 60.26944°W / -62.74861; -60.26944 (UK Directorate of Overseas Surveys mapping in 1968, and Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).



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