Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Balanstra Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Balanstra 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 12 km long and 4 km wide glacier on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, situated NE of Hippocrates Glacier and SW of Mackenzie Glacier. Drains the SE slopes of Stribog Mountains, flows east-southeastwards and enters Pampa Passage S of Momino Point and N of Pinel Point. British mapping in 1980 and 2008. Named after the ancient Roman station of Balanstra in Western Bulgaria.
No images of this place could be found.