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The Yamato Glacier (71°25′S 35°35′E / 71.417°S 35.583°E / -71.417; 35.583Coordinates: 71°25′S 35°35′E / 71.417°S 35.583°E / -71.417; 35.583) is a glacier about 6 miles (10 km) wide, flowing west between Mount Fukushima and Mount Eyskens in the Queen Fabiola Mountains of Antarctica.

Yamato Glacier
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Location of Queen Maud Land in Antarctica
Map showing the location of Yamato Glacier
Map showing the location of Yamato Glacier
Location of Yamato Glacier in Antarctica
LocationQueen Maud Land
Coordinates71°25′S 35°35′E / 71.417°S 35.583°E / -71.417; 35.583
Length6 nmi (11 km; 7 mi)
TerminusQueen Fabiola Mountains

Discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Guido Derom, October 7, 1960, and named after an old name of the cove of Honshū. Yamato is the symbol of the political unity and the national consciousness of the Japanese people. In November–December 1960, a Japanese field party reached this area and carried out geodetic and other scientific work.

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