Kjerulf Glacier

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Kjerulf Glacier, Norwegian: Kjerulfbreen, (54°21′S 36°51′W / 54.350°S 36.850°W / -54.350; -36.850Coordinates: 54°21′S 36°51′W / 54.350°S 36.850°W / -54.350; -36.850) is a glacier 7 nautical miles (13 km) long flowing west from Mount Sugartop to the east side of Newark Bay, on the south coast of South Georgia. It was mapped by Olaf Holtedahl during his visit to South Georgia in 1927–28, and named by him for Norwegian geologist Theodor Kjerulf, Professor of Mineralogy at the University of Christiania.[1]


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