Bartók Glacier

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Bartók Glacier (69°38′S 71°0′W / 69.633°S 71.000°W / -69.633; -71.000Coordinates: 69°38′S 71°0′W / 69.633°S 71.000°W / -69.633; -71.000) is a glacier, 7 nautical miles (13 km) long and 3 nautical miles (6 km) wide, flowing southwest from the southern end of the Elgar Uplands in the northern part of Alexander Island. It was first photographed from the air and roughly mapped by the British Graham Land Expedition in 1937, and more accurately mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition, 1947–48, by D. Searle of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1960. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee after the Hungarian composer Béla Bartók.[1]

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