|Academy of Sciences Glacier|
|ледник Академии наук|
Location within Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia
Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia
It is the largest in Severnaya Zemlya and is also the largest single glacier formation of Russia.
The Academy of Sciences Glacier is roughly circular in shape with a diameter of about 80 km (50 mi) and an area of 5,570 km2 (2,150 sq mi). It covers almost two thirds of Komsomolets island, except for an unglaciated area at the northern end. Its average height is 692 m (2,270 ft) with a maximum elevation of 749 m (2,457 ft).
This vast ice cap is located on the southern side of the island, stretching from coast to coast, with the Laptev Sea on its eastern side at Krenkel Bay, the Red Army Strait in the south and the Kara Sea on the west at Zhuravlev Bay.
The Academy of Sciences Glacier is portrayed in the 2021 film The Tomorrow War as the site at which humanity attempts to prevent the escape of alien predators 26 years before they arrive without detection to attack across the planet.