Neumayer Glacier

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Neumayer Glacier, Cumberland West Bay, South Georgia, circa 1882.
Neumayer Glacier, Cumberland West Bay, South Georgia, circa 1882.

Neumayer Glacier is a glacier, 8 nautical miles (15 km) long and 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) wide, which flows east along the north flank of the Allardyce Range to the west side of the head of Cumberland West Bay, South Georgia. Charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition under Otto Nordenskiöld, 1901–04, and named for Georg von Neumayer.

Between 2005 and 2009, the glacier retreated 1-kilometer (0.62 mi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neumayer Glacier, South Georgia Island". Image of the Day. NASA. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 

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

Coordinates: 54°15′S 36°41′W / 54.250°S 36.683°W / -54.250; -36.683