Haas Glacier

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Haas Glacier
Map showing the location of Haas Glacier
Map showing the location of Haas Glacier
Location of Haas Glacier in Antarctica
Typesteep tributary
LocationRoss Dependency
Coordinates85°45′S 164°55′W / 85.750°S 164.917°W / -85.750; -164.917
Thicknessunknown
TerminusBowman Glacier
Statusunknown

Haas Glacier (85°45′S 164°55′W / 85.750°S 164.917°W / -85.750; -164.917Coordinates: 85°45′S 164°55′W / 85.750°S 164.917°W / -85.750; -164.917) is a steep tributary glacier draining northward from Rawson Plateau to enter the south side of Bowman Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. 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 G. Haas, a meteorologist in the South Pole Station winter party, 1960.[1]

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  1. ^ "Haas Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-05-14.

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