Irving Glacier (Antarctica)

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Irving Glacier
Map showing the location of Irving Glacier
Map showing the location of Irving Glacier
Location of Irving Glacier in Antarctica
LocationVictoria Land
Coordinates76°13′S 160°16′E / 76.217°S 160.267°E / -76.217; 160.267
TerminusOdell Glacier

Irving Glacier (76°13′S 160°16′E / 76.217°S 160.267°E / -76.217; 160.267Coordinates: 76°13′S 160°16′E / 76.217°S 160.267°E / -76.217; 160.267) is a glacier that flows northwest between the Coombs Hills and Wyandot Ridge to enter Odell Glacier, in the Convoy Range of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was named in association with nearby Wyandot Ridge after Captain R.K. Irving, U.S. Navy, commander of USS Wyandot (AKA-92), a cargo ship in the Ross Sea Unit in Operation Deep Freeze IV, 1958–59.[1]

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


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