Shuman Glacier

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Shuman Glacier (75°15′S 139°30′W / 75.250°S 139.500°W / -75.250; -139.500Coordinates: 75°15′S 139°30′W / 75.250°S 139.500°W / -75.250; -139.500) is a glacier about 6 miles (10 km) long draining through the Ruppert Coast north of Strauss Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Christopher A. Shuman, faculty, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, field and theoretical researcher in the West Antarctic Ice Stream area from the 1990s to the present.[1]

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  1. ^ "Shuman Glacier". Geographical names. Retrieved 16 January 2018.

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