Oakley Glacier


Oakley Glacier

Oakley Glacier (73°42′S 166°08′E / 73.7°S 166.133°E / -73.7; 166.133), is a glacier in the Mountaineer Range that descends east from Mount Casey to merge with the floating tongue from the Icebreaker Glacier at Lady Newnes Bay, in Victoria Land, Antarctica. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Donald C. Oakley, U.S. Navy (USN), Protestant chaplain with the winter party at McMurdo Station, 1967.[1]

See also

  • Falkner Glacier
  • List of glaciers in the Antarctic
  • List of Antarctic ice streams

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Oakley Glacier" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).