Abano Glacier

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Abano
Type Valley glacier
Location Kazbegi District
 Georgia
Coordinates 42°41′47″N 44°32′19″E / 42.69639°N 44.53861°E / 42.69639; 44.53861Coordinates: 42°41′47″N 44°32′19″E / 42.69639°N 44.53861°E / 42.69639; 44.53861
Area 1.6 km2 (395 acres)
Length 5.6 km2 (1,384 acres)

Abano Glacier is located on the southeastern slope of Mt. Kazbek in the Kazbegi District of Georgia. The length of the glacier is 4.6 km (2.9 mi) and its surface area is 1.6 km2 (0.62 sq mi). The maximum width of the Abano Glacier is 610 metres (2,000 ft). Its meltwater is drained towards the river Terek.

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  • Georgian State (Soviet) Encyclopedia. 1975. Book 1. p. 14.