Blackwelder Glacier

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Blackwelder Glacier (77°56′S 164°11′E / 77.933°S 164.183°E / -77.933; 164.183Coordinates: 77°56′S 164°11′E / 77.933°S 164.183°E / -77.933; 164.183) is a pocket glacier, 1 nautical mile (2 km) wide and 2 nautical miles (4 km) long, between Salmon Hill and Hobbs Glacier in Victoria Land. The glacier was studied during U.S. Navy Operation Deepfreeze, 1957–58, by Troy L. Pewe and was named by him for Dr. Eliot Blackwelder, former head of the Geology Department at Stanford University.[1]

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