Borchgrevink Glacier

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Borchgrevink Glacier (73°4′S 168°30′E / 73.067°S 168.500°E / -73.067; 168.500Coordinates: 73°4′S 168°30′E / 73.067°S 168.500°E / -73.067; 168.500) is a large glacier in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land, draining south between Malta Plateau and Daniell Peninsula, and thence projecting into Glacier Strait, Ross Sea, as a floating glacier tongue, the Borchgrevink Glacier Tongue, just south of Cape Jones. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1957–58, for Carsten Borchgrevink, leader of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1898–1900. Borchgrevink visited the area in February 1900 and first observed the seaward portion of the glacier.

Borchgrevink Glacier
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1:250,000 scale topographic map of the Borchgrevink Glacier
Map showing the location of Borchgrevink Glacier
Map showing the location of Borchgrevink Glacier
Location of Borchgrevink Glacier in Antarctica
LocationVictoria Land
Coordinates73°4′S 168°30′E / 73.067°S 168.500°E / -73.067; 168.500
Thicknessunknown
TerminusRoss Sea
Statusunknown

The Borchgrevink Glacier has several contributing glaciers:

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