Coleman Glacier (Antarctica)

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Coleman Glacier
Type mountain glacier
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 75°47′S 132°33′W / 75.783°S 132.550°W / -75.783; -132.550Coordinates: 75°47′S 132°33′W / 75.783°S 132.550°W / -75.783; -132.550[1]
Area 5.2 square kilometres (2 sq mi), 1971[2]

Coleman Glacier is a steep, heavily crevassed glacier draining westward from Mount Andrus in the south part of the Ames Range, Marie Byrd Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–65, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Master Sergeant Clarence N. Coleman, United States Army, a member of the Army–Navy Trail Party that traversed eastward to establish Byrd Station in 1956.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coleman Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  2. ^ Post, A.; D. Richardson; W.V. Tangborn; F.L. Rosselot (1971). "Inventory of glaciers in the North Cascades, Washington". USGS Prof. Paper. 705-A: A1–A26. 

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