Judith Glacier

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Judith Glacier (80°29′S 158°49′E / 80.483°S 158.817°E / -80.483; 158.817Coordinates: 80°29′S 158°49′E / 80.483°S 158.817°E / -80.483; 158.817) is a glacier about 9 nautical miles (17 km) long, flowing from the vicinity of Mount Hamilton northeastward to enter Byrd Glacier just east of Mount Tuatara. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Commander Joseph H. Judith, U.S. Navy, commanding officer of the USS Atka (AGB-3) during U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze 1963.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Judith Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 
  2. ^ "USCGC Southwind (WAGB-280)". NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 

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