Land Glacier

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The Land Glacier (75°40′S 141°45′W / 75.667°S 141.750°W / -75.667; -141.750Coordinates: 75°40′S 141°45′W / 75.667°S 141.750°W / -75.667; -141.750) is a broad, heavily crevassed glacier, about 35 nautical miles (60 km) long, descending into Land Bay in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was discovered by the U.S. Antarctic Service (1939–41) and named for Rear Admiral Emory S. Land, Chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission.[1]

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  1. ^ "Land Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-05-28.

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