Lardeya Ice Piedmont facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLardeya Ice Piedmont
Location of Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica
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|Coordinates||78°43′00″S 84°35′00″W / 78.71667°S 84.58333°W|
|Length||8.6 nautical miles (15.9 km; 9.9 mi)|
|Width||4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi)|
|Terminus||Rutford Ice Stream to the east northeast
Ellen Glacier to the north
Lardeya Ice Piedmont (Bulgarian: ледник Лардея) is the glacier extending 8.6 nautical miles (15.9 km; 9.9 mi) in north-south direction and 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) in east-west direction on the east side of Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It is draining the northeast slopes of Flowers Hills to flow into Rutford Ice Stream to the east-northeast and Ellen Glacier to the north.
The feature is named after the medieval fortress of Lardeya in southeastern Bulgaria.
Lardeya Ice Piedmont is centred at 78°20′30″S 84°20′00″W / 78.34167°S 84.33333°W. US mapping in 1988.
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