König Glacier

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König Glacier (54°10′S 36°48′W / 54.167°S 36.800°W / -54.167; -36.800Coordinates: 54°10′S 36°48′W / 54.167°S 36.800°W / -54.167; -36.800) is a glacier, 3 nautical miles (6 km) long and 1.5 nautical miles (3 km) wide, flowing in a northerly direction from the north side of Neumayer Glacier to the head of Fortuna Bay, South Georgia. It was first surveyed in 1928–29 by a German expedition under Kohl-Larsen, who named it for Austrian mountaineer Felix König, who took part in the Second German Antarctic Expedition, 1911–12, under Wilhelm Filchner.[1]

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