Lewald Glacier

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Lewald Glacier (54°45′S 35°52′W / 54.750°S 35.867°W / -54.750; -35.867Coordinates: 54°45′S 35°52′W / 54.750°S 35.867°W / -54.750; -35.867) is a small glacier 3 nautical miles (6 km) west of Cape Vahsel, flowing northward to the coast at the east end of South Georgia. It was named by the Second German Antarctic Expedition, 1911–12, under Wilhelm Filchner, for Theodor Lewald, Ministerialdirektor im Reichsamt des Innern, Germany, who took an active interest in the expedition.[1]

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