Tyrrell Glacier

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Tyrrell Glacier (54°22′S 36°31′W / 54.367°S 36.517°W / -54.367; -36.517Coordinates: 54°22′S 36°31′W / 54.367°S 36.517°W / -54.367; -36.517) is a glacier flowing north into the head of Moraine Fjord where it joins Harker Glacier, on the north coast of South Georgia. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC), 1982, in association with Harker Glacier, after George Walter Tyrrell (1883–1961), Senior Lecturer in geology, Glasgow University, 1919–48, author of several early papers on the petrology of South Georgia, the South Shetland Islands, and the Palmer Archipelago area.

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