Huntress Glacier

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Location o Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Huntress Glacier frae Willan Saddle.

Huntress Glacier is a glacier 7 kilometre (4.3 mi) lang an 3.7 kilometre (2.3 mi) wide flowin intae the heid o False Bay, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarcticae. It is boondit bi Friesland Ridge an the Tangra Mountains tae the sootheast, Nesebar Gap, Pliska Ridge, Burdick Ridge an Willan Nunatak tae the north, an Charrúa Gap an Napier Peak tae the northwast.

The glacier wis namit bi the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1958 efter the American schooner Huntress (Captain Christopher Burdick) frae Nantucket, which visitit the South Shetland Islands in 1820–21 in company wi the Huron of New Haven, Connecticut.[1]

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The glacier's midpoint is locatit at 62°40′00″S 60°15′45″W / 62.66667°S 60.26250°W / -62.66667; -60.26250 (British mapping in 1968, and Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009).

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  1. "Huntress Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 4 Julie 2012.