Weddell Glacier

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Weddell Glacier (54°35′S 36°0′W / 54.583°S 36.000°W / -54.583; -36.000Coordinates: 54°35′S 36°0′W / 54.583°S 36.000°W / -54.583; -36.000) is a glacier 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) long on the north side of South Georgia, flowing north into Royal Bay between Will Point and Cape Charlotte. First mapped by the German group of the International Polar Year Investigations, 1882–83, and named for James Weddell, Master, Royal Navy, who as a sealing captain visited South Georgia in 1823.

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