Hamberg Glacier

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Not to be confused with Hambergbreen.

Hamberg Glacier (54°21′S 36°31′W / 54.350°S 36.517°W / -54.350; -36.517Coordinates: 54°21′S 36°31′W / 54.350°S 36.517°W / -54.350; -36.517) is a glacier which flows in an east-northeasterly direction from the northeast side of Mount Sugartop to the west side of the head of Moraine Fjord, South Georgia. It was charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, under Otto Nordenskiöld, who named it for Axel Hamberg, a Swedish geographer, mineralogist and Arctic explorer.[1]

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