Fendorf Glacier

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Fendorf Glacier (79°30′S 84°49′W / 79.500°S 84.817°W / -79.500; -84.817Coordinates: 79°30′S 84°49′W / 79.500°S 84.817°W / -79.500; -84.817) is a broad glacier draining from the eastern slopes of the Gifford Peaks and flowing north to merge with Dobbratz Glacier, in the Heritage Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1961–66, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lieutenant Commander James E. Fendorf, U.S. Navy, a pilot with Squadron VX-6 during Operation Deep Freeze 1966.[1]


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