Brecher Glacier

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Brecher Glacier (80°42′S 157°28′E / 80.700°S 157.467°E / -80.700; 157.467Coordinates: 80°42′S 157°28′E / 80.700°S 157.467°E / -80.700; 157.467) is a broad glacier 5 nautical miles (9 km) long in the north Churchill Mountains that flows north between the Rundle Peaks and Mandarich Massif into Byrd Glacier. It was named after Henry H. Brecher of the Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University; he conducted Antarctic glaciological investigations for over 30 years, 1960–95, including determinations of surface velocities and elevations on Byrd Glacier.[1]

References[edit]

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