Ukok Glacier

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ukok Glacier

 

a valley glacier at the sources of the Akalakha River, on the northern slope of the Iuzhnyi Altai. The glacier extends 4.2 km in length and covers an area of 7 sq km.

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