Henningsen Glacier

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Henningsen Glacier (54°27′S 36°42′W / 54.450°S 36.700°W / -54.450; -36.700Coordinates: 54°27′S 36°42′W / 54.450°S 36.700°W / -54.450; -36.700) is a glacier 3 nautical miles (6 km) long, flowing southwest to the south coast of South Georgia between Cape Darnley and Rocky Bay. It was surveyed in the period 1951–57 by the South Georgia Survey expedition led by Duncan Carse, and was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Leonard Henningsen, Manager of Tønsbergs Hvalfangeri, Husvik, 1945–50.[1]

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