Irvine Glacier

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Irvine Glacier (74°42′S 63°15′W / 74.700°S 63.250°W / -74.700; -63.250Coordinates: 74°42′S 63°15′W / 74.700°S 63.250°W / -74.700; -63.250) is a glacier, 40 miles (64 km) long, draining southeast between the Guettard Range and the Rare Range into the northern part of Gardner Inlet, Antarctica. It was discovered by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947–48, under Finn Ronne, who named it for George J. Irvine, of the Engineer Depot at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, who outlined the RARE photographic program.[1] }}  This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Irvine Glacier" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).


  1. ^ "Irvine Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-07-10.