Gallup Glacier

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Gallup Glacier (85°9′S 177°50′W / 85.150°S 177.833°W / -85.150; -177.833Coordinates: 85°9′S 177°50′W / 85.150°S 177.833°W / -85.150; -177.833) is a broad glacier, about 12 nautical miles (22 km) long, flowing east between Mount Rosenwald and Mount Black to enter Shackleton Glacier, Antarctica, just north of Matador Mountain. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Commander F.S. Gallup, Jr., U.S. Navy, Commanding Officer of Squadron VX-6 during Operation Deep Freeze 1965.[1]

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