Support Force Glacier

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Support Force Glacier is a major glacier in the Pensacola Mountains, draining northward between the Forrestal Range and Argentina Range to the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf. Mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and US Navy air photos, 1956-66. Named by US-ACAN for the U.S. Naval Support Force Antarctica, which provided logistical support for the United States Antarctic Program during this period.[1]

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  1. ^ "Support Force Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-11-06.

Coordinates: 82°45′S 046°30′W / 82.750°S 46.500°W / -82.750; -46.500