Remington Glacier

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Remington Glacier
Central and southern Sentinel Range map
Central and southern Sentinel Range map[1]
Location of Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica
Location of Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica
Coordinates 78°34′S 84°18′W / 78.567°S 84.300°W / -78.567; -84.300Coordinates: 78°34′S 84°18′W / 78.567°S 84.300°W / -78.567; -84.300

Remington Glacier is a steep glacier about 7 nautical miles (13 km) long in Doyran Heights in the Sentinel Range of Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It rises just north of McPherson Peak and flows east-southeast to debouch between the terminus of Hough Glacier and Johnson Spur.

Discovered by U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 on photographic flights of December 14–15, 1959, and mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from these photos.

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Edward W. Remington, glaciologist at the South Pole Station during the IGY in 1957.

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  1. ^ Vinson Massif. Scale 1:250 000 topographic map. Reston, Virginia: US Geological Survey, 1988.

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