Larsen Shelf Ice

Ларсена шельфовый ледник Ледник в Антарктиде, на восточном побережье Антарктического полуострова. Плошадь с ледниковыми куполами ок. 86 тыс. кв. км. Мощность льда 150-500 м.

Англо-русский словарь географических названий. 2013.

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