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List of glaciers in Russia

This is a list of glaciers in Russia. It includes glaciers, ice caps and ice domes located in the Russian Federation.

List of glaciers and ice caps

View of the Akkem Glacier in the Altai Mountains.
Inostrantsev Glacier terminus. Severny Island, west coast.
Zvezda Glacier in the Caucasus. Teberda Nature Reserve.
Shore of Bennett Island, De Long Islands. The ice cap on top consists of four separate glaciers.
View of the ice cap covering Schmidt Island. Severnaya Zemlya.
Belukha Glacier in the Altai Range.

Ice caps

The massive Academy of Sciences Glacier, the largest in the Russian Federation, covering over two thirds of Komsomolets Island.

Franz Josef Land ice domes

This section includes ice domes in Franz Josef Land. Some islands have more than one.

Glaciers

  • Akkem Glacier (Akkemskiy Lednik) - Altai
  • Anna Glacier (Lednik Anny) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Anuchin Glacier (Lednik Anuchina) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Arkhangel Bay Glacier (Lednik Arkhangel'skoy Guby) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Baksan Glacier or Azau Glacier (Lednik Baksankiy) - Caucasus
  • Belukha Glacier (Lednik Belukha) - Altai
  • Bezengi Glacier (Lednik Bezengi) - Caucasus
  • Brounov Glacier (Lednik Brounova) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Borzov Glacier (Lednik Borzova) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Bull Glacier (Lednik Bull) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Bunge Glacier (Lednik Bunge) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Chayev Glacier (Lednik Chayeva) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Chernishev Glacier (Lednik Chernishëva) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Devdaraki - Caucasus (Georgia / Russia)
  • Dezhnev Glacier (Lednik Dezhnëva) - Severnaya Zemlya
  • Dykh-Kotyu-Bugoysu - Caucasus
  • Gebler Glacier (Lednik Geblera) - Altai
  • Glazov Glacier (Lednik Glazov) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Goluboy Glacier (Lednik Goluboy) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Great Taldurin Glacier (Bolshoy Taldurinskiy Lednik) - Altai
  • Grotov Glacier (Lednik Grotov) - Severnaya Zemlya
  • Inostrantsev Glacier (Lednik Inostrantseva) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Karaugom Glacier- Caucasus
  • Karbasnikov Glacier (Lednik Karbasnikova) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Kirov Glacier (Lednik Kirova) - Franz Josef Land
  • Kolka Glacier - Caucasus
  • Krayniy Glacier (Lednik Krayniy) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Kropotkin Glacier (Lednik Kropotkina) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Kropotkin Glacier (Lednik Kropotkina) - Severnaya Zemlya
  • Lakrua Glacier (Lednik Lakrua) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Little Aktru Glacier (Maly Aktru Lednik) - Altai
  • Little Fisht Glacier (Maly Fishtinsky Lednik) - Caucasus
  • Mack Glacier (Lednik Maka) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Maili Glacier - Caucasus
  • Malyutka Glacier (Lednik Malyutka) - Severnaya Zemlya
  • Mashey Glacier (Lednik Mashey) - Altai
  • Middendorff Glacier (Lednik Middendorfa)[11] - Franz Josef Land
  • Molochnyy Glacier (Lednik Molochnyy) - Franz Josef Land
  • Molotov Glacier (Lednik Molotova) - Severnaya Zemlya
  • Moschnyy Glacier (Lednik Moschnyy) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Mushketov Glacier (Lednik Mushketova) - Severnaya Zemlya[12]
  • Nansen Glacier (Lednik Nansena) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Neponyatyy Glacier (Lednik Neponyatyy) - Severnaya Zemlya
  • Niny Glacier (Lednik Niny) - Franz Josef Land[13]
  • Nizkiy Glacier (Lednik Nizkiy) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Nordenskiöld Glacier (Lednik Nordenshel'da) - Franz Josef Land
  • Nordenskiöld Glacier (Lednik Nordenshel'da), group of four glaciers - Novaya Zemlya[14]
    • Vershinsky Glacier (Lednik Vershinskogo)
    • Novopashenny Glacier (Lednik Novopashennogo), also known as Lednik Sredniy[15]
    • Rozhdestvensky Glacier (Lednik Rozhdestvenskogo)
    • Roze Glacier (Lednik Roze)
  • Obruchev Glacier (Lednik Obrucheva) - Franz Josef Land
  • Otdel’nyy Glacier (Lednik Otdel’nyy) - Severnaya Zemlya
  • Pavlov Glacier (Lednik Pavlova) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Payer Glacier (Lednik Payyera) - Franz Josef Land
  • Petersen Glacier (Lednik Petersena) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Popov Glacier (Lednik Popova) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Polisadov Glacier (Lednik Polisadova) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Rikachev Glacier (Lednik Rykachëva) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky Glacier (Lednik Semënova Tyan-Shanskogo) - Severnaya Zemlya
  • Serp i Molot Glacier (Lednik Serp i Molot) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Severnyy Glacier (Lednik Severnyy) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Shirokiy Glacier (Lednik Shirokiy) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Shokalsky Glacier (Lednik Shokal'skogo) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Sonklar Glacier (Lednik Sonklar) - Franz Josef Land
  • Sophia Glacier (Sofiyskiy Lednik) - Altai
  • Stremitel’nyy Glacier (Lednik Stremitel’nyy) - Franz Josef Land
  • Taisiya Glacier (Lednik Taisiya) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Tseyskoe Glacier - Caucasus
  • Ukoksky Glacier (Lednik Ukokskiy) - Altai
  • Ushkovsky Glacier (Lednik Ushkovskiy) - Kamchatka[16]
  • Velken Glacier (Lednik Vel'kena) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Vera Glacier (Lednik Vera) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Vitte Glacier (Lednik Vitte) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Viz Glacier (Lednik Viz) - Franz Josef Land
  • Vize Glacier (Lednik Vize) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Voyekov Glacier (Lednik Voyekova) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Worcester Glacier (Lednik Vuster) - Franz Josef Land
  • Yuzhnyy Glacier (Lednik Yuzhnyy) - Novaya Zemlya
  • Znamenityy Glacier (Lednik Znamenityy) - Franz Josef Land
  • Zvezda Glacier (Lednik Zvezda) - Caucasus

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Maria Shahgedanova & Mikhail Kuznetsov, The Physical Geography of Northern Eurasia, p. 202
  2. ^ a b Mark Nuttall, Encyclopedia of the Arctic, p. 1887
  3. ^ J. J. Zeeberg, Climate and Glacial History of the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, Russian Arctic. pp. 82-84
  4. ^ Arctic Glaciers; Ushakov Island
  5. ^ "Kupol Dzhensona". Mapcarta. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  6. ^ Kupol Kropotkina, Russia - Geographical Names
  7. ^ "Kupol Lunny". Mapcarta. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Kupol Samoylovicha". Mapcarta. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  9. ^ Kupol Vostok Pervyy: Russia
  10. ^ "Kupol Moskvy". Mapcarta. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  11. ^ Rudolf Insel (О. Рудольфа), Teplitz Bucht, Kap Fligely - Franz-Joseph-Land
  12. ^ "Lednik Mushketova". Mapcarta. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  13. ^ Lednik Niny, Arkhangelskaya, Glaciers
  14. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2005 North Coast of Russia Enroute, p. 81
  15. ^ "Lednik Sredniy". Mapcarta. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  16. ^ Kamchatka: Glaciers and climate variations in the last few centuries

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