Jacobel Glacier

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Jacobel Glacier (77°44′S 148°17′W / 77.733°S 148.283°W / -77.733; -148.283Coordinates: 77°44′S 148°17′W / 77.733°S 148.283°W / -77.733; -148.283) is a glacier about 30 miles (50 km) long draining to the Sulzberger Ice Shelf, Antarctica, south of Hershey Ridge. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Robert W. Jacobel, holder of the Grace A. Whittier Chair of Physics at St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. An Antarctic researcher from the 1980s onwards, his research interests include the combination of ground based radar and ice core studies in West Antarctica.[1]


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