Ball Glacier (James Ross Island)

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Ball Glacier is a small glacier separating Redshaw Point from Hamilton Point, flowing north-east to Markham Bay on the south-east side of James Ross Island. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee in 1995 after H. William Ball (b. 1926), Keeper of Paleontology, British Museum (Natural History), 1966–86, and author of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey Scientific Report No. 24 on fossils from the James Ross Island area.


Coordinates: 64°20′S 57°22′E / 64.333°S 57.367°E / -64.333; 57.367