Peters Glacier (South Georgia)

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Peters Glacier (54°8′S 37°33′W / 54.133°S 37.550°W / -54.133; -37.550Coordinates: 54°8′S 37°33′W / 54.133°S 37.550°W / -54.133; -37.550) is a glacier flowing southward into the west side of Cheapman Bay, South Georgia. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for Nikolaus Peters, a leading German authority on whales and whaling and Director of Reichstelle fur Walforschung, Hamburg, 1937-1940.

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