McCraw Glacier

McCraw Glacier (80°7′S 156°35′E / 80.117°S 156.583°E / -80.117; 156.583Coordinates: 80°7′S 156°35′E / 80.117°S 156.583°E / -80.117; 156.583) is a glacier in the Britannia Range, Antarctica, draining the northwest slopes of Mount Olympus and flowing north, westward of Johnstone Ridge, to enter Hatherton Glacier. It was named by a University of Waikato geological party, 1978–79, led by Michael Selby, and named for John D. McCraw, Dean of Science at the university, a member on a 1959–60 field party to the McMurdo Dry Valleys.[1]

Further readingEdit

• Jane G. Ferrigno, Kevin M. Foley, Charles Swithinbank, and Richard S. Williams, Jr., Coastal-Change and Glaciological Map of the Ross Island Area, Antarctica: 1962–2005, U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I–2600–I, 1 map sheet, 23-p. text. ISBN 978-1-4113-2477-0


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