Vanderford Glacier

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Vanderford Glacier (66°35′S 110°26′E / 66.583°S 110.433°E / -66.583; 110.433Coordinates: 66°35′S 110°26′E / 66.583°S 110.433°E / -66.583; 110.433) is a glacier about 8 km (5 mi) wide flowing northwest into the southeast side of Vincennes Bay, slightly south of the Windmill Islands. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Benjamin Vanderford, pilot of the sloop of war Vincennes of the United States Exploring Expedition under Captain Wilkes, 1838-42. The glacier was mapped from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946-47.

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