Luitpold Coast

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Luitpold Coast (German: Prinzregent-Luitpold-Land) is that portion of the coast of Coats Land extending from the vicinity of Hayes Glacier, at 27°54′W, to 36°W, which is regarded as the eastern limit of the Filchner Ice Shelf. It was discovered by Wilhelm Filchner, leader of the Second German Antarctic Expedition, 1911–12, and named for Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Luitpold Coast" (content from the Geographic Names Information System). Coordinates: 77°30′S 32°0′W / 77.500°S 32.000°W / -77.500; -32.000