Akebono Glacier

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Akebono Glacier (68°7′S 42°53′E / 68.117°S 42.883°E / -68.117; 42.883Coordinates: 68°7′S 42°53′E / 68.117°S 42.883°E / -68.117; 42.883) is a glacier flowing to the coast between Cape Hinode and Akebono Rock in Queen Maud Land. It was mapped from surveys and air photos by the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition, 1957–1962, who applied the name.