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Arapya Glacier
Sentinel-Range-location-map.png
Location of Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica
Map showing the location of Arapya Glacier
Map showing the location of Arapya Glacier
Location in Antarctica
Location Ellsworth Land
Coordinates 78°11′40″S 84°54′00″W / 78.19444°S 84.90000°W / -78.19444; -84.90000
Length 11.4 km (7.1 mi)
Width 5 km (3.1 mi)
Terminus Ellen Glacier
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Sentinel Range map.

Arapya Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Арапя) is the 11.4 km long and 5 km wide glacier on the east side of north-central Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica, situated south of Young Glacier. It flows southwards along the west side of Barnes Ridge and east of Chapman Peak, and joins Ellen Glacier southwest of Mount Besch.

The glacier is named after the seaside locality of Arapya in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Location

Arapya Glacier is centred at 78°11′40″S 84°54′00″W / 78.19444°S 84.90000°W / -78.19444; -84.90000. US mapping in 1961, updated in 1988.

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