Thomson Glacier

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Thomson Glacier
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Location of Thomson Glacier in Antarctica
Location Bryan Coast
Coordinates 73°27′S80°13′W / 73.450°S 80.217°W / -73.450; -80.217
Length8 nmi (15 km; 9 mi)
Thicknessunknown
Statusunknown

Thomson Glacier ( 73°27′S80°13′W / 73.450°S 80.217°W / -73.450; -80.217 Coordinates: 73°27′S80°13′W / 73.450°S 80.217°W / -73.450; -80.217 ) is a glacier about 8 nautical miles (15 km) long on Bryan Coast flowing between Rydberg and Wirth Peninsulas into Fladerer Bay. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Janet W. Thomson, British Antarctic Survey, head of the mapping operations from the 1980s to 2002, and member of the USA-UK cooperative project to compile Glaciological and Coastal-Change Maps of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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