Seaton Glacier

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Seaton Glacier (66°43′S 56°26′E / 66.717°S 56.433°E / -66.717; 56.433Coordinates: 66°43′S 56°26′E / 66.717°S 56.433°E / -66.717; 56.433) is a glacier 17 miles (27 km) long, flowing southeast into Edward VIII Ice Shelf at the northwest part of Edward VIII Bay. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37, remapped, 1954–58, by ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions) and named by ANCA in 1958 for Flight Lt. John Seaton, RAAF, pilot with ANARE at Mawson in 1956.

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