Schweitzer Glacier

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Schweitzer Glacier
Map showing the location of Schweitzer Glacier
Map showing the location of Schweitzer Glacier
Location of Schweitzer Glacier in Antarctica
LocationCoats Land
Coordinates77°50′S 34°40′W / 77.833°S 34.667°W / -77.833; -34.667
Thicknessunknown
TerminusVahsel Bay
Statusunknown

Schweitzer Glacier (German: Schweitzergeletscher, 77°50′S 34°40′W / 77.833°S 34.667°W / -77.833; -34.667Coordinates: 77°50′S 34°40′W / 77.833°S 34.667°W / -77.833; -34.667) is a glacier which drains west along the north side of Littlewood Nunataks into Vahsel Bay. The Lerchenfeld Glacier, trending west-northwestward, coalesces with the lower portion of this glacier. Discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition, 1911–12, under Wilhelm Filchner. He named it for Major Schweitzer, first president of the German Antarctic Expedition Society.[1]

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  1. ^ "Schweitzer Glacier, Antarctica". Geographical Names. Retrieved 25 January 2018.