Zwally Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Zwally 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 and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
A glacier approximately 22 miles long flowing southeast to northwest parallel to and then emptying into Ebbe Glacier between Mount Craven and Everett Spur, in the north part of Everett Range. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for H. Jay Zwally who was in the forefront of glaciological research at the National Science Foundation?s Division of Polar Programs, 1972-1974, managing the initiation of the interdisciplinary Ross Ice Shelf Project, the Greenland Ice Sheet Project, and improved airborne radar mapping of ice sheet thickness. At the National Aeronautics and Space Agency, 1974 ? 2009, he was a primary advocate of satellite laser altimetry for ice sheet mass balance studies, leading to the Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) in 2003.
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