Avsyuk Glacier

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Avsyuk Glacier
Map showing the location of Avsyuk Glacier
Map showing the location of Avsyuk Glacier
Location of Avsyuk Glacier in Antarctica
LocationGraham Land
Coordinates67°7′S 67°15′W / 67.117°S 67.250°W / -67.117; -67.250
Thicknessunknown
Highest elevation550 m (1,804 ft)
TerminusShumskiy Cove
Statusunknown

Avsyuk Glacier (67°7′S 67°15′W / 67.117°S 67.250°W / -67.117; -67.250Coordinates: 67°7′S 67°15′W / 67.117°S 67.250°W / -67.117; -67.250) is a glacier on Arrowsmith Peninsula, Graham Land, flowing northwest to Shumskiy Cove.

History[edit]

Avsyuk Glacier was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1960 for Grigory A. Avsyuk, Russian glaciologist, a specialist on the glaciers of central Asia.

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