Gowan Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Gowan Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier (12)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Glacier about 15 mi long in the Heritage Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, flowing N from the vicinity of Cunningham Peak in the Founders Escarpment to enter Minnesota Glacier just E of Welcome Nunatak. Mapped by USGS from surveys and USN air photos, 1961-66. Named by US-ACAN for Lt. Jimmy L. Gowan, (MC) USN, officer in charge and doctor at Plateau Station in 1966.
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