Scott Glacier (East Antarctica)

Scott Glacier (66°30′S 100°20′E / 66.500°S 100.333°E / -66.500; 100.333Coordinates: 66°30′S 100°20′E / 66.500°S 100.333°E / -66.500; 100.333) is a glacier, 7 miles (11.3 km) wide and over 20 miles (32 km) long, flowing north-northwest to the Antarctic coast between Denman Glacier and Mill Island. It was discovered by the Western Base Party of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914) under Mawson and named for Capt. Robert F. Scott.

Scott Glacier
Map showing the location of Scott Glacier
Map showing the location of Scott Glacier
Location of Scott Glacier in Antarctica
LocationQueen Mary Land
Coordinates66°30′S 100°20′E / 66.500°S 100.333°E / -66.500; 100.333
Length20 nmi (37 km; 23 mi)
Width7 nmi (13 km; 8 mi)
TerminusDenman Glacier

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