Nachtigal Glacier

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Nachtigal Glacier is a glacier 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) long flowing north from Mount Fagan toward Doris Bay, South Georgia. Charted by the German group of the International Polar Year Investigations, 1882-83, who named the glacier after Dr. Gustav Nachtigal (1834-85), German physician and explorer of Africa.

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

Coordinates: 54°29′S 36°9′W / 54.483°S 36.150°W / -54.483; -36.150