Kichenside Glacier

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Kichenside Glacier
Map showing the location of Kichenside Glacier
Map showing the location of Kichenside Glacier
Location of Kichenside Glacier in Antarctica
LocationEnderby Land
Coordinates67°46′S 47°36′E / 67.767°S 47.600°E / -67.767; 47.600
Length15 nmi (28 km; 17 mi)
Width5 nmi (9 km; 6 mi)
Thicknessunknown
TerminusHannan Ice Shelf
Statusunknown

Kichenside Glacier (67°46′S 47°36′E / 67.767°S 47.600°E / -67.767; 47.600Coordinates: 67°46′S 47°36′E / 67.767°S 47.600°E / -67.767; 47.600) is a glacier, 15 nautical miles (28 km) long and 3 to 5 nautical miles (6 to 9 km) wide, flowing northeast into the southern part of the Hannan Ice Shelf on the coast of Enderby Land, Antarctica. It was charted from air photos taken from an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions aircraft in 1956, and was named by the Antarctic Names Committee of Australia for Squadron Leader James C. Kichenside, RAAF, officer commanding the Antarctic Flight at Mawson Station in 1960.[1]

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  1. ^ "Kichenside Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-05-01.