Vetrino Glacier

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Location of Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Vetrino Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Ветрино, ‘Lednik Vetrino’ \'led-nik 've-tri-no\) is a 3.2 km long glacier on the northwest side of Imeon Range on Smith Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. It is situated northeast of Yablanitsa Glacier, southwest of Dalgopol Glacier and northwest of Ovech Glacier, drains the northwest slopes of Imeon Range north of Drinov Peak, northwest of Kostenets Saddle and west of Mount Pisgah, and flows northwestwards into Drake Passage both northeast and south of Gregory Point. The glacier is named after the town of Vetrino in northeastern Bulgaria.


The glacier is centred at 62°56′06″S 62°30′00″W / 62.93500°S 62.50000°W / -62.93500; -62.50000Coordinates: 62°56′06″S 62°30′00″W / 62.93500°S 62.50000°W / -62.93500; -62.50000 (Bulgarian early mapping in 2009).



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