Leay Glacier

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Location of Kiev Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctic Peninsula.

Leay Glacier (65°10′S 63°57′W / 65.167°S 63.950°W / -65.167; -63.950Coordinates: 65°10′S 63°57′W / 65.167°S 63.950°W / -65.167; -63.950) is a glacier flowing northwest into Girard Bay to the west of Hotine Glacier, on Kiev Peninsula, on the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was first charted by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, under Jean-Baptiste Charcot, and was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Petra Searle (nee Leay) of the Directorate of Overseas Surveys, who has contributed to the work of mapping the Antarctic Peninsula area.[1]

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  1. ^ "Leay Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-06-07.

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