Srite Glacier

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Srite Glacier (76°0′S 69°0′W / 76.000°S 69.000°W / -76.000; -69.000Coordinates: 76°0′S 69°0′W / 76.000°S 69.000°W / -76.000; -69.000) is a glacier over 20 nautical miles (37 km) long, flowing east and southeast from Janke Nunatak, Hauberg Mountains, to Orville Coast, Palmer Land, west of Spear Glacier. The feature was mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1961–67, and was visited by a USGS geological party, 1977–78, led by Peter D. Rowley. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander (later Captain) David A. Srite, U.S. Navy, chief navigator of an LC-130 aircraft in support of the geological party in this area, 1977–78; Commanding Officer, Antarctic Development Squadron Six, 1979 to 1980; Commanding Officer, Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1985 to 1987.

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