Weyprecht Glacier

Weyprecht Glacier (Norwegian: Weyprechtbreen) is a glacier in Jan Mayen.[1] It is the longest glacier located in the Beerenberg area.[2]

Weyprecht Glacier
Weyprechtbreen
Weyprecht Glacier Jan Mayen.JPG
The Weyprecht Glacier in the Beerenberg
Map showing the location of Weyprecht Glacier
Map showing the location of Weyprecht Glacier
Location of Jan Mayen
TypePiedmont glacier
LocationJan Mayen
Coordinates71°06′52″N 8°11′13″W / 71.114444°N 8.186944°W / 71.114444; -8.186944Coordinates: 71°06′52″N 8°11′13″W / 71.114444°N 8.186944°W / 71.114444; -8.186944
Area8.9 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Length6.8 km (4.2 mi)
TerminusNorth Atlantic Ocean

The glacier is named after Austro-Hungarian Arctic explorer Karl Weyprecht.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weyprechtbreen". Mapcarta. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  2. ^ Weyprecht Glacier, Jan Mayen - Geographical Names

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