Leap Year Glacier

Leap Year Glacier (71°42′S 164°15′E / 71.700°S 164.250°E / -71.700; 164.250Coordinates: 71°42′S 164°15′E / 71.700°S 164.250°E / -71.700; 164.250) is a tributary glacier between Molar Massif and Mount Stirling in the Bowers Mountains of Antarctica, draining southeast into Black Glacier. It was so named by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1963–64, as party members arrived here in the new leap year of 1964 after climbing out of the Sledgers Glacier.[1]

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  1. ^ "Leap Year Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2013-06-07.

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