Karasura Glacier facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKarasura Glacier
Location of Bastien Range in Western Antarctica
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|Coordinates||78°48′42″S 85°47′50″W / 78.81167°S 85.79722°W|
|Length||4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi)|
|Width||1.4 nautical miles (2.6 km; 1.6 mi)|
Karasura Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Карасура) is the 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) long and 1.4 nautical miles (2.6 km; 1.6 mi) wide glacier on the northeast side of Bastien Range in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It drains the north slopes of Bergison Peak and the east slopes of Patmos Peak, flows northwards, leaves the range and enters the southeast flowing Nimitz Glacier.
The glacier is named after the ancient Roman and medieval settlement of Karasura in Southern Bulgaria.
Karasura Glacier is centred at 78°48′42″S 85°47′50″W / 78.81167°S 85.79722°W. US mapping in 1961 and 1988.
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