Hess Glacier

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Hess Glacier (67°13′S 65°5′W / 67.217°S 65.083°W / -67.217; -65.083Coordinates: 67°13′S 65°5′W / 67.217°S 65.083°W / -67.217; -65.083) is a glacier 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) long, flowing east-northeast between steep rock walls to its terminus 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi) southwest of Monnier Point, on the east coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was charted in 1947 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, who named it for Hans Hess, a German glaciologist.[1]

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