Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Sørsdal Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sørsdal 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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A heavily crevassed glacier, 15 mi long, flowing westward along the south side of Krok Fjord and the Vestfold Hills and terminating in a prominent glacier tongue at Prydz Bay. Discovered in Feb. 1935 by a Norwegian expedition in the for Lief Sorsdal, a Norwegian dentist and a member of the party from Thorshavn that landed at the northern end of the Vestfold Hills.