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Yamen Glacier
Location of Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica.
Location of Yamen Glacier in Antarctica
Location Gromshin Heights
Sentinel Range
Ellsworth Land
Coordinates 77°38′20″S 85°31′00″W / 77.63889°S 85.51667°W / -77.63889; -85.51667
Length 5.4 nmi (10 km; 6 mi)
Width 2 nmi (4 km; 2 mi)
Thickness unknown
Status unknown
Map of northern Sentinel Range.

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 77°38′20″S 85°31′00″W / 77.63889°S 85.51667°W / -77.63889; -85.51667Coordinates: 77°38′20″S 85°31′00″W / 77.63889°S 85.51667°W / -77.63889; -85.51667. US mapping in 1961.


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