Mincey Glacier


Mincey Glacier

Mincey Glacier (84°57′S 177°30′W / 84.95°S 177.5°W / -84.95; -177.5) is a glacier, 10 nautical miles (18 km) long, draining the south slopes of Anderson Heights in the Bush Mountains and flowing southeast to enter Shackleton Glacier at Thanksgiving Point. Discovered and photographed by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47) on the flights of February 16, 1947, and named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Master Sgt. A.V. Mincey, United States Marine Corps (USMC), radio operator of Flight 8A.

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