Garfield Glacier

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Garfield Glacier (74°57′S 136°35′W / 74.950°S 136.583°W / -74.950; -136.583Coordinates: 74°57′S 136°35′W / 74.950°S 136.583°W / -74.950; -136.583) is a glacier, 6 nautical miles (11 km) long, flowing between the Peden Cliffs and Cox Point to the east side of Hull Bay on the coast of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–65, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Donald E. Garfield, who participated in deep core drilling activities at Byrd Station, 1967–68.[1]


  1. ^ "Garfield Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-04-17.

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