Shuman Glacier

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Map of the Shuman Glacier

Shuman Glacier (75°15′S 139°30′W) is a glacier about 6 miles (10 km) long draining through the Ruppert Coast north of the Kuberry Rocks.

Discovery and name

Shuman Glacier was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Christopher A. Shuman. Dr. Shuman was a faculty member at the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center at the University of Maryland. He has served as a field and theoretical researcher in the West Antarctic Ice Stream area from the 1990s to the present day.

Peerage Title

On 11 December, Leslie Rushton was granted the peerage title Count of Shuman in recognition of his support of Westarctica's mission and goals.