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Byrd Glacier

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The Byrd Glacier is a major glacier in Antarctica, about 136 km long and 24 km wide, draining an extensive area of the polar plateau and flowing eastward between the Britannia Range and Churchill Mountains to discharge into the Ross Ice Shelf at Barne Inlet. Its valley below the glacier is the lowest point not to be covered by water on Earth which reaches 2,780 m (9,121 feet) below sea level. It was named by the NZ-APC after Rear Admiral Byrd, US Navy, American Antarctic explorer.
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Byrd Glacier

Byrd Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: The Byrd Glacier is a major glacier in Antarctica, about 136 km long and 24 km wide, draining an extensive area of the polar plateau and flowing eastward between the Britannia Range and Churchill Mountains to discharge into the Ross Ice Shelf at Barne Inlet.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byrd_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 256.69

Thwaites Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Thwaites Glacier is an unusually broad and fast Antarctic glacier flowing into Pine Island Bay, part of the Amundsen Sea, east of Mount Murphy, on the Walgreen Coast of Marie Byrd Land. Its surface speeds exceed 2 km/yr near its grounding line.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thwaites_Glacier
  • Type: Place, TouristAttraction, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.45
Pine Island Glacier

Pine Island Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Pine Island Glacier is a large ice stream, and the fastest melting glacier in Antarctica, responsible for about 25% of Antarctica's ice loss.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pine_Island_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 0.19
Totten Glacier

Totten Glacier

Glacier in Antarctica

  • Desc: Totten Glacier is a large glacier draining a major portion of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, through the Budd Coast of Wilkes Land in the Australian Antarctic Territory.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totten_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 0.12

Land Glacier

Glacier in Antarctica

  • Desc: The Land Glacier is a broad, heavily crevassed glacier, about 35 nautical miles long, descending into Land Bay in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was discovered by the U.S. Antarctic Service and named for Rear Admiral Emory S. Land, Chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 0.04

Holcomb Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Holcomb Glacier is a glacier which drains northward to the coast of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica, 9 nautical miles southeast of Groves Island. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1959–65, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Leroy G. Holcomb, an ionospheric physicist who worked at Byrd Station in 1971.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holcomb_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 0.03
Leverett Glacier

Leverett Glacier

Ice shelf in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Leverett Glacier in Antarctica is about 50 nautical miles long and 3 to 4 nautical miles wide, draining northward from the Watson Escarpment, between California Plateau and Stanford Plateau, and then trending west-northwest between the Tapley Mountains and Harold Byrd Mountains to terminate at the head of the Ross Ice Shelf close east of Scott Glacier.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leverett_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 0.03
Scott Glacier

Scott Glacier

Glacier in Antarctica

Smith Glacier

Glacier in Antarctica

  • Desc: Smith Glacier is a low-gradient Antarctic glacier, over 160 km long, draining from Toney Mountain in an ENE direction to Amundsen Sea.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smith_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 0.02
Stewart Glacier

Stewart Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Stewart Glacier is a glacier on the north side of Edward VII Peninsula, flowing northeast along the east side of Howard Heights into Sulzberger Ice Shelf mapped by United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stewart_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 0.02

Kansas Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Kansas Glacier is a steep glacier, 25 nautical miles long, draining northeast from Stanford Plateau, Antarctica, to enter Reedy Glacier just north of Blubaugh Nunatak. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansas_Glacier
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Vanderford Glacier

Vanderford Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Vanderford Glacier is a glacier about 8 km wide flowing northwest into the southeast side of Vincennes Bay, slightly south of the Windmill Islands.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanderford_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 0.02
Berry Glacier

Berry Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Berry Glacier is an Antarctic glacier, about 25 miles long and 5 miles wide, draining north between Perry Range and Demas Range into the Getz Ice Shelf on the coast of Marie Byrd Land.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berry_Glacier
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Haines Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Haines Glacier is a glacier 4 nautical miles wide, flowing in a southeasterly direction and joining Meinardus Glacier immediately east of Mount Barkow, on the east coast of Palmer Land, Antarctica.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haines_Glacier
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Gamble Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Gamble Glacier is a glacier flowing northwest from Chapman Snowfield, and located between Green Nunatak at the southwest and Keating Massif at the northeast, in the Churchill Mountains of Antarctica. It was named in honor of John A.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamble_Glacier
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Cooper Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: The Cooper Glacier is a tributary glacier, 15 nautical miles long, flowing northeast between Butchers Spur and the Quarles Range to enter the south side of Axel Heiberg Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains. It was discovered by R.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooper_Glacier
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Spring Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Spring Glacier is a glacier flowing from the northeast portion of Royal Society Range between Stoner Peak and Transit Ridge, joining the Blue Glacier drainage south of Granite Knolls, in Victoria Land.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spring_Glacier
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Herbst Glacier

Glacier

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Holt Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Holt Glacier is a broad glacier on Bear Peninsula that flows east to the sea between Grimes Ridge and the Jones Bluffs in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was first delineated by the United States Geological Survey from air photos taken by U.S.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holt_Glacier
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Griffith Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Griffith Glacier is a tributary glacier draining westward from Beacon Dome, the California Plateau and the Watson Escarpment in Antarctica to enter Scott Glacier between Mount McKercher and Mount Meeks.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Griffith_Glacier
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Singer Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Singer Glacier is a glacier flowing east-northeast from Martin Peninsula between Slichter Foreland and Smythe Shoulder into Dotson Ice Shelf, on Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1959–67, and Landsat imagery, 1972-73.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singer_Glacier
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Blades Glacier

Blades Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Blades Glacier is a glacier flowing east from the snow-covered saddle just north of La Gorce Peak, Alexandra Mountains. It merges with Dalton Glacier on the north side of Edward VII Peninsula.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blades_Glacier
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Johnson Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Johnson Glacier is a glacier flowing north between the McDonald Heights and Bowyer Butte to merge with the Getz Ice Shelf on the coast of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson_Glacier
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Garfield Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Garfield Glacier is a glacier, 6 nautical miles long, flowing between the Peden Cliffs and Cox Point to the east side of Hull Bay on the coast of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_Glacier
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Arthur Glacier

Arthur Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Arthur Glacier is a valley glacier in Antarctica. It is about 25 nautical miles long, and flows west to Sulzberger Ice Shelf between the Swanson Mountains on the north and Mount Rea and Mount Cooper on the south, in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Glacier
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Yoder Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Yoder Glacier is a glacier with abrupt valley walls, 3 miles long, which is a western tributary to Kohler Glacier. Located just southwest of Morrison Bluff in the central part of Kohler Range, Marie Byrd Land.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoder_Glacier
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Lord Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Lord Glacier is a glacier about 6 nautical miles long draining from the Coulter Heights of Antarctica to Hull Bay. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after geophysicist Neal E.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Glacier
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Lucy Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: The Lucy Glacier is a wide glacier which flows southeast from the Antarctic polar plateau, between Laird Plateau and McKay Cliffs, into Nimrod Glacier. It is named after W.R.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_Glacier
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Clausen Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Clausen Glacier is a narrow glacier draining northward from the summit of Mount Takahe in Marie Byrd Land. The terminus of the glacier is just west of Knezevich Rock. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clausen_Glacier
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Fireman Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Fireman Glacier is a glacier in the western part of the Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land, Antarctica, flowing northwest into Cassidy Glacier. It was named in 1992 by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Edward L. Fireman, a physicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fireman_Glacier
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Zeller Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Zeller Glacier is a glacier about 10 miles long, flowing west-northwest to enter the south side of Byrd Glacier just north of Mount Fries. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Edward J. Zeller, geologist at McMurdo Station, 1959–60 and 1960-61 seasons.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeller_Glacier
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Vane Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Vane Glacier is a broad glacier that drains the northeast slopes of Mount Murphy in Marie Byrd Land. It enters Crosson Ice Shelf between Eisberg Head and Boyd Head. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vane_Glacier
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Coleman Glacier

Coleman Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Coleman Glacier is a steep, heavily crevassed glacier draining westward from Mount Andrus in the south part of the Ames Range, Marie Byrd Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coleman_Glacier_(Antarctica)
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Barcus Glacier

Barcus Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Barcus Glacier is a glacier in the Hutton Mountains that drains east-southeast, to the north of Mount Nash and Mount Light, into Keller Inlet in Palmer Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from ground surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1961–67, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for James R. Barcus, ionospheric physics researcher at Byrd Station in the summers of 1966–67 and 1967–68.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barcus_Glacier
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Pope Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Pope Glacier is a glacier about 20 nautical miles long, flowing north along the west side of Mount Murphy to Crosson Ice Shelf on Walgreen Coast, in Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Maj. Donald R.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Glacier
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Zuniga Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Zuniga Glacier is a glacier flowing west-northwest into Dotson Ice Shelf between Jeffrey Head and Mount Bodziony on the west side of Bear Peninsula, Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zuniga_Glacier
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Scambos Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Scambos Glacier is a glacier about 35 nautical miles long draining to the Sulzberger Ice Shelf. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Theodore A.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scambos_Glacier
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Sennet Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Sennet Glacier is a precipitous glacier between Yancey and Merrick Glaciers in the Britannia Range, flowing southward from Mount Aldrich to the Byrd Glacier.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sennet_Glacier
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Cohen Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Cohen Glacier is a small glacier draining northward from Mount Cohen of the Herbert Range to enter Strom Glacier near the head of Ross Ice Shelf.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cohen_Glacier
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Yancey Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Yancey Glacier is a precipitous glacier in Britannia Range, flowing east from the vicinity of Mount McClintock and then southeastward to enter Byrd Glacier just west of Sennet Glacier.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yancey_Glacier
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Oberst Glacier

Oberst Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Oberst Glacier is a glacier draining the west side of Balchen Mountain in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by U.S.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oberst_Glacier
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Sefton Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Sefton Glacier is a glacier about 10 nautical miles long, flowing into the south side of Byrd Glacier just west of Rundle Peaks.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sefton_Glacier
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True Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: True Glacier is a glacier on the west side of Bear Peninsula, flowing southwest into Dotson Ice Shelf south of Hunt Bluff, on the Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey from U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken in 1966. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1977 after Lawrence E. True, U.S. Navy radioman who to that time had served in three deployments of Operation Deep Freeze.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/True_Glacier
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Amundsen Glacier

Amundsen Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Amundsen Glacier is a major Antarctic glacier, about 6 to 10 km wide and 128 km long, originating on the polar plateau where it drains the area to the south and west of Nilsen Plateau, and descending through the Queen Maud Mountains to enter the Ross Ice Shelf just west of the MacDonald Nunataks.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amundsen_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 0.00
Tulaczyk Glacier

Tulaczyk Glacier

Glacier in the Antarctic

  • Desc: Tulaczyk Glacier is a steep valley glacier draining the west slope of Vinson Massif southwest of Príncipe de Asturias Peak, and descending between Cairns Glacier and Zapol Glacier in the Sentinel Range, Antarctica.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulaczyk_Glacier
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  • Result Score: 0.00
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