Fahnestock Glacier

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Fahnestock Glacier (77°53′S 149°41′W / 77.883°S 149.683°W / -77.883; -149.683Coordinates: 77°53′S 149°41′W / 77.883°S 149.683°W / -77.883; -149.683) is a glacier about 30 nautical miles (60 km) long draining to the Sulzberger Ice Shelf. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Mark A. Fahnestock, a faculty member of the University of New Hampshire, who was a field and theoretical researcher in Greenland and in the West Antarctic Ice Stream area from the 1980s onwards.[1]


  1. ^ "Fahnestock Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-03-13.

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