Gilchrist Glacier

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Gilchrist Glacier (66°7′S 114°6′E / 66.117°S 114.100°E / -66.117; 114.100) is a short channel glacier flowing to Budd Coast 9 nautical miles (17 km) northwest of Fox Glacier. Delineated by G.D. Blodgett (1955) from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Dr. Edward Gilchrist, Acting Surgeon on the sloop Wilkes.[1]