Drygalski Glacier

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Not to be confused with Drygalski Ice Tongue.
Location of Nordenskjöld Coast.

Drygalski Glacier (64°43′S 60°44′W / 64.717°S 60.733°W / -64.717; -60.733Coordinates: 64°43′S 60°44′W / 64.717°S 60.733°W / -64.717; -60.733) is a broad glacier, 20 miles (32 km) long and 15 miles (24 km) wide at its head, which flows from Herbert Plateau southeast between Ruth Ridge and Kyustendil Ridge, and enters Solari Bay immediately north of Sentinel Nunatak on Nordenskjöld Coast, the east coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was discovered in 1902 by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, under Otto Nordenskiöld, and named "Drygalski Bay" after Professor Erich von Drygalski. The feature was determined to be a glacier by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1947.[1]

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