Finsterwalder Glacier

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Finsterwalder Glacier (67°19′S 66°20′W / 67.317°S 66.333°W / -67.317; -66.333Coordinates: 67°19′S 66°20′W / 67.317°S 66.333°W / -67.317; -66.333) is a glacier, 2 miles (3 km) wide and 10 miles (16 km) long, flowing southwest from the central plateau of Graham Land, Antarctica, toward the head of Lallemand Fjord. Its mouth lies between the mouths of Haefeli Glacier and Klebelsberg Glacier, the three glaciers merging with Sharp Glacier where the latter enters the fjord. It was first surveyed from the plateau in 1946–47 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, and named by them for Sebastian Finsterwalder and his son, Richard Finsterwalder, German glaciologists.[1]

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