Ferrigno Glacier

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Ferrigno Glacier (78°8′S 161°59′E / 78.133°S 161.983°E / -78.133; 161.983Coordinates: 78°8′S 161°59′E / 78.133°S 161.983°E / -78.133; 161.983) is a broad glacier on the north side of Rampart Ridge, Victoria Land, Antarctica, flowing west-northwest from Mount Lynch and Bishop Peak to the vicinity of The Spire. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1994 after Jane G. Ferrigno, a United States Geological Survey geologist, a specialist in the use of satellite imagery to study and map Antarctica, and other ice and snow areas throughout the world.[1] She was co-editor (with Richard S. Williams, Jr.) of the Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World.[1]

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