Zapol Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Zapol 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.
A steep valley glacier descending the W slope of Vinson Massif between Tulaczyk Glacier and Donnellan Glacier in the Sentinel Range. The glacier flows westward into Nimitz Glacier. Named by US-ACAN (2006) after Dr. Warren M. Zapol, Department of Anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital, whose long-term research near McMurdo Station on diving physiology of Weddell seals (begun mid 1970s) was part of a larger effort to understand how gas is handled in mammals as part of a search to understand SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
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