- Support Force Glacier
Support Force Glacier (coord|82|45|S|046|30|W|type:glacier_region:AQ|display=inline,title) is a major
glacierin the Pensacola Mountains, draining northward between the Forrestal Rangeand Argentina Rangeto the Ronne Ice Shelf. Mapped by USGS from surveys and US Navy air photos, 1956-66.
Named by US-ACAN for the U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, which provided logistical support for the U.S. Antarctic Research Program during this period.
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