Adishi Glacier

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Adishi
Adishi Glacier.jpg
Type Valley glacier
Location Svaneti, Georgia
Coordinates 43°1′25″N 43°0′52″E / 43.02361°N 43.01444°E / 43.02361; 43.01444Coordinates: 43°1′25″N 43°0′52″E / 43.02361°N 43.01444°E / 43.02361; 43.01444
Area 12.9 km2 (3,188 acres)
Length 9 km (6 mi)

Adishi Glacier (Georgian: ადიშის მყინვარი) is a valley glacier located in the central part of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in the Svaneti Region of Georgia. The glacier lies on the southern slopes of the Caucasus. The length of the Adishi Glacier is 9 km (5.6 mi) and its surface area is 12.9 km2 (5.0 sq mi). The tongue of the glacier descends down to 2,298 m (7,539 ft) above sea level. The glacier feeds off of the runoff and ice flows from the adjacent glaciers that are located on the southern slopes of Tetnuldi, Gistola and Lakutsia. The Adishi Glacier is the source of the river Adishischala. The glacier takes its name from the nearby village Adishi.

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  • Georgian State (Soviet) Encyclopedia. 1975. Book 1. p. 96.