Howe Glacier

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Howe Glacier
Map showing the location of Howe Glacier
Map showing the location of Howe Glacier
Location of Howe Glacier in Antarctica
LocationMarie Byrd Land
Coordinates86°14′S 149°12′W / 86.233°S 149.200°W / -86.233; -149.200
TerminusScott Glacier

Howe Glacier (86°14′S 149°12′W / 86.233°S 149.200°W / -86.233; -149.200Coordinates: 86°14′S 149°12′W / 86.233°S 149.200°W / -86.233; -149.200) is a short tributary glacier draining west into Scott Glacier immediately north of Mount Russell, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–63, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Robert C. Howe of U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6, a photographer on Operation Deep Freeze 1966 and 1967.[1]

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  1. ^ "Howe Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-06-29.

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