German Glacier

German Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

German Glacier  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 20105
Name ID: 139158

Feature type: Glacier


This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.


A glacier at least 25kmĀ² between Asquith Bluff and Mount Allen Young, flowing eastwards for approximately 11km into Lennox-King Glacier, at the southern end of Holland Range, Antarctica. Feature depicted on NZMS 166 SU56-60 pts 14&15 and USGS Reconnaissance SU56-60/15 1:250k topographic maps.

Named For

Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Major General Anthony P. German, who was commander of the New York State Army National Guard and the New York Air National Guard. From 1989 to 2003, General German served as a navigator with the 109th Airlift Wing of the New York Air National Guard, where he flew operational missions in support of scientific research in both Antarctica and Greenland. From 2003 to 2004 he served as the Department of Defense (DOD) Liaison to the National Science Foundation (NSF), Office of Polar Programs where he served as the primary interface between NSF and all DOD support elements of USAP. From 2006 to 2010 General German was the Commander of the 109th Airlift Wing and had overall responsibility for LC-130 operations and field logistics support in Antarctica. He was instrumental in increasing the efficiency of flight operations in Antarctica, which was critical to completing the South Pole Station Modernization on schedule, while also maintaining support of deep field research and numerous other high-level projects.


83° 28' 40.0" S
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167° 20' 03.0" E
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330 m
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0.5m Antarctic Imagery Mosaic, DigitalGlobe Inc 2018
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Polar Geospatial Center
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Coordinates also checked against REMA 8m mosaic tile 24_32. Height at position of reference point.

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