Teteven Glacier

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

Teteven Glacier (Lednik Teteven \'led-nik 'te-te-ven\) is a glacier on Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated east of Yakoruda Glacier, west of Quito Glacier, northwest of Traub Glacier and north of Murgash Glacier. It extends 6.5 km in east-west direction and 3.8 km in north-south direction, and drains the north slopes of Dryanovo Heights into the Drake Passage in Haskovo Cove and Skaptopara Cove between Miletich Point and the ice-free area at Agüedo Point.

The glacier is named after the town of Teteven in the central Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria.


Teteven Glacier is centred at 62°27′40″S 59°52′20″W / 62.46111°S 59.87222°W / -62.46111; -59.87222Coordinates: 62°27′40″S 59°52′20″W / 62.46111°S 59.87222°W / -62.46111; -59.87222 (Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).



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