Hurley Glacier

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Hurley Glacier
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Location of Adelaide Island in the Antarctic Peninsula
Map showing the location of Hurley Glacier
Map showing the location of Hurley Glacier
Location of Hurley Glacier in Antarctica
LocationAdelaide Island
Coordinates67°34′S 68°32′W / 67.567°S 68.533°W / -67.567; -68.533
TerminusRyder Bay

Hurley Glacier (67°34′S 68°32′W / 67.567°S 68.533°W / -67.567; -68.533Coordinates: 67°34′S 68°32′W / 67.567°S 68.533°W / -67.567; -68.533) is a glacier between Mount Gaudry and Mount Liotard, flowing east into Ryder Bay, Adelaide Island, Antarctica. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1977 after Alec J. Hurley, a British Antarctic Survey mechanic at Halley Station, 1975–76, and Rothera Station, 1976–77.[1]

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  1. ^ "Hurley Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-07-05.