Hette Glacier

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Hette Glacier (71°43′S 26°35′E / 71.717°S 26.583°E / -71.717; 26.583Coordinates: 71°43′S 26°35′E / 71.717°S 26.583°E / -71.717; 26.583) is a glacier, 6 nautical miles (11 km) long, flowing north between the Hettene Nunataks and Austhamaren Peak in the Sør Rondane Mountains of Antarctica. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, and named Hettebreen (the cap glacier).[1]

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