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Schneider Glacier

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Schneider Glacier (79°29′S 84°17′W) is a glacier in the Heritage Range in Antarctica. It is 15 nautical miles (28 km) long, draining north between the Dunbar and Inferno Ridges and coalescing with Balish Glacier before entering the Splettstoesser Glacier. It was mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1961-66. It was named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander Arthur F. Schneider, Maintenance Officer of U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 during Deep Freeze 1965, and Commanding Officer in 1968.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Schneider Glacier" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

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Schneider Glacier Wikipedia


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