Yamen Glacier facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsYamen Glacier
Location of Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica.
|Length||5.4 nmi (10 km; 6 mi)|
|Width||2 nmi (4 km; 2 mi)|
Yamen Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Ямен) is the 10 km long and 4 km wide glacier in Gromshin Heights on the east side of northern Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It is situated northeast of Vicha Glacier. The glacier drains northeastwards along the north slopes of Branishte Peak and joins Rutford Ice Stream.
The glacier is named after the settlement of Yamen in Western Bulgaria.
Yamen Glacier is centred at Coordinates: . US mapping in 1961.
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