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 the 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) long and 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) wide glacier in Veregava Ridge, central Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It is draining north-northwestwards from Kushla Peak to join Dater Glacier northeast of Sipey Peak.

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

Location[edit]

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.

Maps[edit]

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

References[edit]

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