Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Wulfila Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wulfila Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier (12)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The glacier on Greenwich Island bounded by Oborishte Ridge to the NW, Terter Peak, and Razgrad Peak to the NE, and Ephraim Bluff to the SE. Extending 3 km in NW-SE direction, and 2 km in SW-NE direction. Draining southwestwards into McFarlane Strait. Named after Bishop Wulfila (311-383 AD) of Nicopolis ad Istrum (the present Bulgarian settlement of Nikyup near Veliko Tarnovo) who created the Gothic alphabet, and laid the foundations of the Germanic literature.
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