Jewell Glacier

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Jewell Glacier (54°16′S 37°8′W / 54.267°S 37.133°W / -54.267; -37.133Coordinates: 54°16′S 37°8′W / 54.267°S 37.133°W / -54.267; -37.133) is a short glacier flowing south-southwest from Mount Grant into Jossac Bight on the south coast of South Georgia. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1982 after John A. Jewell, a British Antarctic Survey field assistant in this area in 1976–77, at Rothera Research Station in 1977–78, and Base Commander at Rothera, 1978–80.[1]

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