Berisad Glacier

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Location of Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica.
Sentinel Range map.

Berisad Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Берисад, ‘Lednik Berisad’ \'led-nik 'be-ri-sad\) is a 4.5-kilometre-long (2.8 mi), 1.5-kilometre-wide (0.93 mi) glacier in Veregava Ridge, central Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It flows north-northwestwards from Kushla Peak to join Dater Glacier northeast of Sipey Peak.[1]

The glacier is named after the Thracian King Berisad, 358-352 BC.


Berisad Glacier is centred at 78°25′20″S 84°51′50″W / 78.42222°S 84.86389°W / -78.42222; -84.86389Coordinates: 78°25′20″S 84°51′50″W / 78.42222°S 84.86389°W / -78.42222; -84.86389. US mapping in 1961, updated in 1988.


  • Vinson Massif. Scale 1:250 000 topographic map. Reston, Virginia: US Geological Survey, 1988.


  1. ^ Berisad Glacier. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.


This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.