Lucas Glacier

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Lucas Glacier
Map showing the location of Lucas Glacier
Map showing the location of Lucas Glacier
Location of Lucas Glacier in South Georgia
LocationSouth Georgia
Coordinates54°4′S 37°18′W / 54.067°S 37.300°W / -54.067; -37.300
Thicknessunknown
TerminusBay of Isles
Statusunknown

Lucas Glacier (54°4′S 37°18′W / 54.067°S 37.300°W / -54.067; -37.300Coordinates: 54°4′S 37°18′W / 54.067°S 37.300°W / -54.067; -37.300) is a glacier flowing north into the Bay of Isles, South Georgia, close west of Luck Point. It was charted in 1912–13 by Robert Cushman Murphy, an American naturalist aboard the brig Daisy, who named it for Frederic Augustus Lucas, Director of the American Museum of Natural History at that time.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Lucas Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-07-08.
  2. ^ "Lucas Glacier, Antarctica". Geographical Names. Retrieved 22 January 2018.

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