Forman Glacier

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Forman Glacier (84°39′S 177°10′W / 84.650°S 177.167°W / -84.650; -177.167Coordinates: 84°39′S 177°10′W / 84.650°S 177.167°W / -84.650; -177.167) is a tributary glacier, 4 nautical miles (7 km) long, flowing east to enter Shackleton Glacier between Mount Franke and Mount Cole, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after John H. Forman, Construction Mechanic, U.S. Navy, a member of the McMurdo Station winter party, 1959.[1]


  1. ^ "Forman Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-04-02.

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