Sven Hedin Glacier

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Sven Hedin Glacier is a glacier north of Princess Marie Bay on central Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada.[1] The glacier has the name of Sven Hedin. The Oxford University Ellesmere Land expedition visited the glacier in the year 1935. The Glacier appeared to be advancing in 1935.

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  • Nunavut Handbook, Iqaluit 2004, ISBN 0-9736754-0-3
  • Noel Humphreys, Edward Shackleton and A. W. Moore: Oxford University Ellesmere Land expedition. In: Geogr. J. Vol. 37, 1936. pp. 385-441. (See p. 412.)
  • Ernest Shackleton: Arctic Journeys - The Story of the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition 1934–1935. Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London 1937 and Farrar & Rinehart, New York 1938)

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Coordinates: 79°29′44″N 077°30′15″W / 79.49556°N 77.50417°W / 79.49556; -77.50417 (Sven Hedin Glacier)