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The '''Bunner Glacier''' (74° 28'S 110° 40'W) is a [[glacier]] in the northeast part of [[Bear Peninsula]], flowing to the sea along the southeast side of [[Gurnon Peninsula]]. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–66, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Sergeant Donald R. Bunner, a member of the U.S. Army Aviation Detachment in Antarctica during U.S. Navy Operation Deepfreeze 1965 and 1966.
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The '''Bunner Glacier''' (74° 28'S 110° 40'W) is a [[glacier]] in the northeast part of [[Bear Peninsula]], flowing to the sea along the southeast side of [[Gurnon Peninsula]]
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==Discovery and name==
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The glacier was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from [[U.S. Navy]] air photos taken during the years 1959–66. Bunner Glacier was named by the Advisory Committee on [[Antarctic]] Names in honor of Sergeant Donald R. Bunner, a member of the U.S. Army Aviation Detachment in Antarctica during U.S. Navy Operation Deepfreeze 1965 and 1966.
  
 
[[Category: Geography of Westarctica]]
 
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[[Category: Glaciers]]

Latest revision as of 04:04, 2 August 2020

The Bunner Glacier (74° 28'S 110° 40'W) is a glacier in the northeast part of Bear Peninsula, flowing to the sea along the southeast side of Gurnon Peninsula

Discovery and name

The glacier was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos taken during the years 1959–66. Bunner Glacier was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Sergeant Donald R. Bunner, a member of the U.S. Army Aviation Detachment in Antarctica during U.S. Navy Operation Deepfreeze 1965 and 1966.