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is a glacier
A glacier is a large persistent body of ice that forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation over many years, often centuries. At least 0.1 km² in area and 50 m thick, but often much larger, a glacier slowly deforms and flows due to stresses induced by its weight...
17 miles (27 km) long, flowing southeast into Edward VIII Ice Shelf
Edward VIII Ice Shelf is an ice shelf occupying the head of Edward VIII Bay. The northern part of this feature was called Innviksletta by Norwegian cartographers, who mapped it from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. The area was first visited in 1954 by an ANARE ...
at the northwest part of Edward VIII Bay
Edward VIII Bay is a bay about 20 miles in extent, located between Edward VIII Plateau and the Øygarden Group of islands. The head of the bay is occupied by the Edward VIII Ice Shelf...
. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37, remapped, 1954–58, by ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions
The Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions is the historical name for the Australian Antarctic Program administered for Australia by the Australian Antarctic Division .-The ANARE Name:...
) and named by ANCA in 1958 for Flight Lt. John Seaton, RAAF, pilot with ANARE at Mawson in 1956.