Epler Glacier

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Epler Glacier
Map showing the location of Epler Glacier
Map showing the location of Epler Glacier
Location of Epler Glacier in Antarctica
Location Ross Dependency
Coordinates 86°15′S 161°0′W / 86.250°S 161.000°W / -86.250; -161.000
Length 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi)
Thickness unknown
Terminus Amundsen Glacier
Status unknown

Epler Glacier (86°15′S 161°0′W / 86.250°S 161.000°W / -86.250; -161.000Coordinates: 86°15′S 161°0′W / 86.250°S 161.000°W / -86.250; -161.000) is a tributary glacier, 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi) long, draining west from Nilsen Plateau in the Queen Maud Mountains to enter Amundsen Glacier just south of the Olsen Crags. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–64, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Charles F. Epler, a storekeeper with U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 on Operation Deep Freeze 1966 and 1967.[1]

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