Wheeler Glacier

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Wheeler Glacier (54°36′S 36°22′W / 54.600°S 36.367°W / -54.600; -36.367Coordinates: 54°36′S 36°22′W / 54.600°S 36.367°W / -54.600; -36.367) is a glacier draining the north flank of Mount Fraser, flowing west-northwest for 2 miles (3.2 km) to the south coast of South Georgia. Surveyed by the SGS in the period 1951-57. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for J.F.G. Wheeler, British zoologist and member of the scientific staff of the Discovery Investigations Marine Station, Grytviken, South Georgia, 1925–27 and 1929-30.

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