Geographic Society Glacier

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Geographic Society Glacier

 

in the upper reaches of the Vanch River, at the junction of the Academy of Sciences and Darvaz mountain ranges in the Tadzhik SSR. The glacier is 21.5 km long and has an area of approximately 82 sq km. It descends to an elevation of 2,660 m.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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