This is a list of glaciers in Russia. It includes glaciers, ice caps and ice domes located in the Russian Federation.

List of glaciers and ice caps

View of the Akkem Glacier in the Altai Mountains.
Inostrantsev Glacier terminus. Severny Island, west coast.
Zvezda Glacier in the Caucasus. Teberda Nature Reserve.
Shore of Bennett Island, De Long Islands. The ice cap on top consists of four separate glaciers.
View of the ice cap covering Schmidt Island. Severnaya Zemlya.
Belukha Glacier in the Altai Range.

Ice caps

The massive Academy of Sciences Glacier, the largest in the Russian Federation, covering over two thirds of Komsomolets Island.

Franz Josef Land ice domes

This section includes ice domes in Franz Josef Land. Some islands have more than one.


See also


  1. ^ a b c Maria Shahgedanova & Mikhail Kuznetsov, The Physical Geography of Northern Eurasia, p. 202
  2. ^ a b Mark Nuttall, Encyclopedia of the Arctic, p. 1887
  3. ^ J. J. Zeeberg, Climate and Glacial History of the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, Russian Arctic. pp. 82–84
  4. ^ Arctic Glaciers; Ushakov Island
  5. ^ "Kupol Dzhensona". Mapcarta. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  6. ^ Kupol Kropotkina, Russia – Geographical Names
  7. ^ "Kupol Lunny". Mapcarta. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Kupol Samoylovicha". Mapcarta. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  9. ^ Kupol Vostok Pervyy: Russia
  10. ^ "Kupol Moskvy". Mapcarta. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  11. ^ Rudolf Insel (О. Рудольфа), Teplitz Bucht, Kap Fligely – Franz-Joseph-Land
  12. ^ "Lednik Mushketova". Mapcarta. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  13. ^ Lednik Niny, Arkhangelskaya, Glaciers
  14. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2005 North Coast of Russia Enroute, p. 81
  15. ^ "Lednik Sredniy". Mapcarta. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  16. ^ Kamchatka: Glaciers and climate variations in the last few centuries