Arthur Glacier

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Arthur Glacier (77°3′S 145°15′W / 77.050°S 145.250°W / -77.050; -145.250Coordinates: 77°3′S 145°15′W / 77.050°S 145.250°W / -77.050; -145.250) is a valley glacier in Antarctica. It is about 25 nautical miles (50 km) 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. It was discovered by members of West Base of the United States Antarctic Service, in aerial flights and from ground surveys in November–December 1940. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Rear Admiral Arthur C. Davis, a leader in aviation in the U.S. Navy.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Arthur Glacier" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).