Quito Glacier

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Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Quito Glacier (62°27′S 59°47′W / 62.450°S 59.783°W / -62.450; -59.783Coordinates: 62°27′S 59°47′W / 62.450°S 59.783°W / -62.450; -59.783) is a glacier draining the northeast slopes of Mount Plymouth and flowing northeastwards into the sea west of Canto Point in north Greenwich Island, South Shetland Islands. It was named after the capital of Ecuador, c. 1990, by the Ecuadorian Antarctic Expedition.

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