Thompson Glacier

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Thompson Glacier
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Location of Thompson Glacier in Antarctica
Typechannel
Location Wilkes Land
Coordinates 66°45′00″S123°39′00″E / 66.75000°S 123.65000°E / -66.75000; 123.65000
Thicknessunknown
Terminus Paulding Bay
Statusunknown

Thompson Glacier ( 66°45′S123°39′E / 66.750°S 123.650°E / -66.750; 123.650 Coordinates: 66°45′S123°39′E / 66.750°S 123.650°E / -66.750; 123.650 ) is a channel glacier draining northward to the head of Paulding Bay. Delineated by G.D. Blodgett (1955) from aerial photographs taken by Operation Highjump (1946–47). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Egbert Thompson, Midshipman on the sloop Wilkes.

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