Cadman Glacier

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Location of Graham Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula.

Cadman Glacier (65°37′S 63°47′W / 65.617°S 63.783°W / -65.617; -63.783Coordinates: 65°37′S 63°47′W / 65.617°S 63.783°W / -65.617; -63.783) is a glacier, 1.5 nautical miles (3 km) wide at its mouth and about 7 nautical miles (13 km) long, flowing northwestward into the head of the southern arm of Beascochea Bay south of Plas Point on the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula.

The glacier was discovered and roughly surveyed in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition under Jean-Baptiste Charcot. It was surveyed in 1935 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), led by John Rymill, and later named for John Cadman, 1st Baron Cadman of Silverdale, who contributed toward the cost of the BGLE, 1934–37.[1]

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