Harwell Glacier

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Harwell Glacier (84°57′S 171°29′W / 84.950°S 171.483°W / -84.950; -171.483Coordinates: 84°57′S 171°29′W / 84.950°S 171.483°W / -84.950; -171.483) is a steep-walled tributary glacier, 3 nautical miles (6 km) long, descending the north slopes of the Prince Olav Mountains of Antarctica just east of Mount Smithson to enter the upper part of Gough Glacier. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lieutenant Thomas W. Harwell, U.S. Navy, who participated in Naval Support Activity during Operation Deep Freeze 1964.[1]


  1. ^ "Harwell Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-05-29.

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